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Bacteria Infection Outbreak Tied to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Dangerous bacteria infection tied to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

Bacteria Infection Outbreak Tied to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
The largest outbreak of a dangerous bacteria infection in the U.S. has been tied to Park Ridge's Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

The newspaper reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 38 cases of a specific bacteria infection involved patients at Advocate who underwent an endoscopic procedure of the pancreas or bile ducts in early 2013.

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