Canterbury, Kansas: patients exposed to hepatitis C, traveling hospital technician source of illness

Posted on August 31, 2012 • Filed under: Travel News, United-States

KANSAS — Three patients treated at a northwest Kansas hospital in 2010 have tested positive for a strain of hepatitis C “closely related” to a cluster of cases in New Hampshire traced to a traveling hospital technician. Kansas officials notified more than 400 people last month that they may have been exposed to hepatitis C by a technician who worked at the Hays Medical Center’s cardiac catheterization lab from May 24 to Sept. 22, 2010. Read article

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