Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 9th, 1996
Delays in diagnosing and treating the 32-year-old shipyard worker were responsible for the subsequent infection of 20 other people and may result in disease for years to come, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Nashville, Tennessee's Vanderbilt University.
"Epidemic-related cases of active tuberculosis occurred in this community for more than three years after the outbreak was recognized," researcher Ban Mishu Allos and colleagues wrote ("Management of an...
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