by Medindia Content Team on  June 17, 2006 at 1:01 PM Hospital News
Tuberculosis Alarm At Brisbane Childcare Center
At Brisbane childcare center, a tuberculosis case alerts the health authorities .

Tuberculosis has been diagnosed in a childcare worker, who works at the Centenary Childcare and Early Education Centre at Mount Ommaney in west Brisbane.

Dr Michael Whitby, a spokesman of Australian Medical Association (AMA) said that children's (more than 200) visiting the center are at risk of getting infected.

Since its transmission is very slow, disease can't go into an aggressive state. But people who are having close contacts with the affected have to ensure efficient protection.

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