Multi-State Tuberculosis Outbreak Due to Transmission from an Infected Bone Graft Product
An 80-year-old man with undiagnosed tuberculosis (TB) became a bone tissue donor after his death from a cardiac arrest. Bone graft product was given to 113 recipients in 20 states, of whom three died of TB. All living recipients were started on treatment for TB at a median of 69 days after bone product implementation.
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