Lynggaard, Charlotte Duch2; Eriksen, Nina Marie Birk3; Andersen, Peter Henrik2; David, Kim Peter1
1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Amager and Hvidovre Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark2 unknown3 Neurologisk Afdeling N BFH, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark
During international air travel individuals stay in a closed environment which might lead to a risk of transmission of respiratory infectious diseases such as tuberculosis carried by infectious travellers. Tracing exposed passengers requires international cooperation and assistance from relevant authorities. We describe an investigation among fellow passengers to a traveller with sputum positive pulmonary tuberculosis.
Ugeskrift for Laeger, 2011, Vol 173, Issue 12, p. 899-900