A case of tuberculosis on a long distance flight: the difficulties of the investigation

Euro Surveill. 1999 Sep;4(9):96-97. doi: 10.2807/esm.04.09.00083-en.


Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from passenger to passenger aboard a long airplane flight was reported in 1996. Other cases were previously published, in particular by the Centers for Disease Control which had then suggested criteria for epidem