Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 13th, 2004
About 65 people were given TB skin tests in the first hour and a half of testing at Oscar F. Smith High School.
Anyone who is confirmed to have been infected with TB will be treated. Health officials don't expect anyone infected by the nurse to have the contagious, active form of the disease. Deaths from active TB are rare in the United States.
The testing is largely aimed at people who were patients in a medical surgical...
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