Bridgeport Hospital Offers TB Tests Following Disclosure of Ex-Employee's Illness
June 18, 2001
Patients at Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport, Conn. between Feb. 6 and June 8 are being advised that a former temporary employee is being treated for TB. The employee, who was not identified, was a patient transporter. Former patients who are concerned about possible exposure may request a TB test, said hospital spokesperson John Cappiello.Adapted from:
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.