251.041 EMPLOYEES CONTRACTING TUBERCULOSIS TO RECEIVE MEDICAL
CARE AND COMPENSATION.
Any sanitarium, medical laboratories or institutional employee of the state or of any county
or other subdivision of the state, or any duly licensed nurse employed by the state or by any
county, city, nursing district or other subdivision of the state, whose duties in connection with
such employment bring or have brought the employee or nurse in contact with patients or persons
who are afflicted with tuberculosis, or with tuberculosis contaminated material, who contracts
tuberculosis, shall be entitled to the medical care and compensation provided by sections
. "Contracts tuberculosis" shall be construed to mean the development of
demonstrable lesions of tuberculosis or the demonstration of the germs of tuberculosis in that
person's secretions or excretions.
History: 1947 c 616 s 1; 1949 c 558 s 2; 1957 c 31 s 1; 1973 c 123 art 5 s 7; 1986 c 444