Investigating a tuberculosis cluster among Filipino health care workers in a low-incidence country.

@article{Davidson2018InvestigatingAT,
  title={Investigating a tuberculosis cluster among Filipino health care workers in a low-incidence country.},
  author={Jennifer Anne Davidson and N Fulton and Helen Lucy Thomas and Maeve K. Lalor and Dominik Zenner and Timothy Brown and Suzanne Murphy and Laura F. Anderson},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2018},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={252-257}
}
SETTING Nearly 8% of adult tuberculosis (TB) cases in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (EW&NI) occur among health care workers (HCWs), the majority of whom are from high TB incidence countries. OBJECTIVES To determine if a TB cluster containing multiple HCWs was due to nosocomial transmission. METHODS A cluster of TB cases notified in EW&NI from 2009… CONTINUE READING