An outbreak of cutaneous aspergillosis in a tertiary-care hospital.

  title={An outbreak of cutaneous aspergillosis in a tertiary-care hospital.},
  author={Elizabeth Ann Bryce and Mark Walker and Sydney Scharf and Alan Wui Tze Lim and Anne Walsh and Nick J. H. Sharp and Jarrod A Smith},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  volume={17 3},
A cluster of four cases of surgical and burn wound aspergillosis occurred in a 900-bed, adult, tertiary-care hospital. The source was traced to the outside packages of dressing supplies, which had become contaminated during construction in the central Inventory Control area. This resulted in patients with large exposed surface areas being inoculated directly with Aspergillus spores. 
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