CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials are casting a wider net as they look for people who may have contracted hepatitis C from a traveling technician at Exeter Hospital.
Public health director Dr. Jose Montero is announcing an expansion in testing Tuesday.
Officials already have asked anyone treated at the hospital's cardiac catheterization lab since October 2010 to get tested. That's six months before David Kwiatkowski (quit-COW'-ski) started working at the lab.
Kwiatkowski was charged last week with federal drug crimes. Federal prosecutors say he has worked in at least six states since 2007.
Though authorities have not publicly identified the other states, health officials in Michigan, Maryland, Kansas and New York have confirmed his employment.