Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 17th, 2006
"Transmission of tuberculosis within hospitals has been increasingly recognized as a hazard for patients and health care workers. A case of pulmonary tuberculosis was detected in September 2003 in a nursing auxiliary working at Avicenne's Hospital.
"This 49 year-old woman was considered infected since April 2003. During this 6 months period, she worked in 23 distinct hospital units and could have contaminated patients and hospital staffs," scientists in France report.
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