[Evaluation of a screening strategy after occurrence of two simultaneous contaminating tuberculosis cases in a pediatric oncology department].

@article{Gauchon2008EvaluationOA,
  title={[Evaluation of a screening strategy after occurrence of two simultaneous contaminating tuberculosis cases in a pediatric oncology department].},
  author={A Gauchon and Nicolas Andr{\'e} and Ang{\'e}lique Rome and C Lautraite and Carole Coze and J. C. Gentet and Jean-Christophe Dubus and J. L. Bernard},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={236-44}
}
BACKGROUND A medical staff and an administrative staff of our paediatric oncology department have contracted a pulmonary tuberculosis. This is a rare situation and the management of this infection threat in a paediatric oncology department is not clearly defined. Recommendations tell we must treat all patients. Nevertheless, antituberculosis agent expose to increased toxic effects and immunocompromised patients have an increased risk of experiencing progression of latent mycobacterium… CONTINUE READING
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