Khloé Kardashian contracts staph infection, possibly while visiting hospital

Television personality Khloé Kardashian has been diagnosed with a staph infection, and a source told PEOPLE Magazine that she developed in the infection while visiting her husband, former professional basketball player Lamar Odom, in the hospital.

Mr. Odom is currently being treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after being transferred from a hospital in Las Vegas. Due to Ms. Kardashian's infection, she is now unable to visit her husband and had to cancel several book-signing appearances, according to the report.

She confirmed her diagnoses in a tweet to her fans on Saturday.

 A few days prior, Ms. Kardashian also revealed on Twitter that she is currently being treated with antibiotics.

Despite Ms. Kardashian's infection, the International Business Times has reported the star was seen visiting her husband at Cedars-Sinai on Sunday.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been contacted for comment.



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