Multiple barriers exist to conducting contact investigations for tuberculosis after bus travel, and the degree of transmission risk to bus contacts is uncertain. We describe a patient with active infectious tuberculosis and the contact investigation that took place following her 5 hour bus trip across the United States-Canadian border.
Pillai, Parvathy; Saunders, Andrea; Bateman, Tiffany; Heimann, G. Allen; Edelson, Paul J.; and Kim, Curi
"Contact Investigation of Bus Travelers Exposed to a Passenger with Contagious Tuberculosis,"
Michigan Journal of Public Health: Vol. 5:
1, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/mjph/vol5/iss1/4