Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 14th, 1998
The tests should show whether the sick student spread the disease to others, said Hazel Mabry, a nurse with the Arkansas State Health Department.
The results of tests done in October 1998 led officials to believe the student was not highly contagious, Mabry said. But an infected person may not test positive for several weeks, making a second test necessary, officials said.
Health Department officials recommended the university test students and staff...
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