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Volume 7, Number 2—April 2001
THEME ISSUE
4th Decennial International Conference on Nosocomial and Healthcare-Associated Infections

Prevention is Primary

"Cloud" Health-Care Workers

Robert J. SherertzComments to Author , Stefano Bassetti, and Barbara Bassetti-Wyss
Author affiliations: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

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Table 1

Hospital Bordetella pertussis outbreaks involving health-care workers and possible airborne transmission

Reference Health-care workers (no.) Other adults (no.) Patient population Infected patients (no.)
Kurt (5) 5 1 Pediatrics 2
4 0 Pediatrics 0
Linneman (6) 13 0 Pediatrics 6
Addis (7) 5 0 Nursing Home 4
Christie (8) 87 0 Pediatrics 1
Nouvellon (9) 1 0 Pediatrics 1

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