Tuberculosis Outbreak in a Primary School, Milan, Italy
Published Date:Mar 2013
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 19(3):485-487.
Tuberculosis And Other Mycobacteria
Description:Investigation of an outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) in a primary school in Milan, Italy, found 15 schoolchildren had active TB disease and 173 had latent TB infection. TB was also identified in 2 homeless men near the school. Diagnostic delay, particularly in the index case-patient, contributed to the transmission of infection.
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