OSF Reports A Case Of Norwegian Scabies

September 11, 2014

 

(Peoria, IL)  --  A Peoria hospital official says they have isolated a person being treated for a contagious skin condition called Norwegian Scabies.  They say the patient received aggressive treatment in isolation at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.  No other patients were exposed.  As a precaution, employees who had contact with the patient, prior to the diagnosis, were treated.  Any employee with symptoms was not permitted to work until treatment was completed.

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