TABLE 5.

Factors associated with acquisition of B. cepacia complex

Risk factor in non-health-care settings
    Attendance at CF summer camp (114, 115, 152, 178)
        Sleeping in the same cabin
        Sharing a personal item (e.g., eating utensils)
        Dancing with or hugging a camper infected with B. cepacia complex
    Attendance at summer educational program
    Participation in a support group for adults with CF
    Social contact (55, 76, 137, 153, 178)
        Kissing
        Intimate contact
        Prolonged car rides
        Fitness class
        Sharing drinking utensils
        Handshaking
    Sibling with B. cepacia complex (188)
Risk factor in health care settings
    Inpatient exposures (153, 188)
        Recent hospitalization
        Use of specific shower
        Sharing hospital room with another patient infected with B. cepacia complex (153)
        Cared for by a medical student
    Use of respiratory therapy equipment (28, 76, 96)
        Sharing equipment
        Hospital nebulizers
        Spirometer
        Mouthpiece filters