Tuberculosis in healthcare workers caring for a congenitally infected infant.

@article{Mouchet2004TuberculosisIH,
  title={Tuberculosis in healthcare workers caring for a congenitally infected infant.},
  author={Françoise Mouchet and Val{\'e}rie Hansen and Inge Van Herreweghe and Olivier Vandenberg and R{\'e}gine Van Hesse and Mich{\`e}le G{\'e}rard and Mich{\`e}le Toppet and Maryse Wanlin and V{\'e}ronique Toppet and Georges J A Casimir and D. Haumont and Jack L{\'e}vy},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={1062-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the extent of nosocomial transmission of tuberculosis among infants, family members, and healthcare workers (HCWs) who were exposed to a 29-week-old premature infant with congenital tuberculosis, diagnosed at 102 days of age. DESIGN A prospective exposure investigation using tuberculin skin test (IST conversion was conducted. Contacts… CONTINUE READING