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Nosocomial outbreak of scabies in a regional hospital in the province of Huesca



Nosocomial outbreak of scabies in a regional hospital in the province of Huesca



Boletin Epidemiologico Semanal 11(25): 285-288



During 5 November 2002-5 January 2003, a total of 17 cases of scabies were reported in the Internal Medicine department of a regional hospital in Huesca, Spain. Cases were reported among hospital workers and patients. Among 41 health workers in this department, 17% developed scabies. Three of 18 nurses in the hospital who developed scabies had contact with patients in this department.

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