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Mortician Becomes Infected With TB From Cadaver

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January 28, 2000
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Johns Hopkins researchers have reported the first known case of tuberculosis (TB) transmitted from a cadaver to an embalmer, according to a case study in the Jan. 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Johns Hopkins researchers have reported the first known case of tuberculosis (TB) transmitted from a cadaver to an embalmer, according to a case study in the Jan. 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.


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