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Table 4 Reason for the infection control consultations (N = 23)

From: Infectious disease specialist consultations in a Japanese cancer center: a retrospective review of 776 cases

Reason for consultationPatients n (%)
Herpes zoster infection (shingles)7 (30.4)
Suspected tuberculosis6 (26.1)
Exposure to tuberculosis5 (21.7)
Othera5 (21.7)
  1. aThe other reasons for requesting an infection control consultation comprised influenza (n = 2), exposure to influenza (n = 1), suspected methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization (n = 1), and conjunctivitis (n = 1)