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Bacteria Infection Outbreak Tied to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Dangerous bacteria infection tied to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

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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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