A caregiver at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland has been determined to have tuberculosis, the healing center declared Thursday.
The healing center has not said what number of patients and staff individuals may have been be uncovered. They are attempting to contact those individuals.
The caregiver is being dealt with and not working at the healing center. Clinic authorities would not indicate which office the individual works in, refering to protection laws. The individual was analyzed on Monday, April 23.
Tuberculosis is a bacterial ailment that can spread starting with one individual then onto the next through the air, and can conceivably be lethal, as per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The microscopic organisms normally assault the lungs, however can likewise assault different parts of the body.
Side effects incorporate a hack that goes on for over three weeks, chest agony and hacking up blood.