Health department officials say errors made in school meeting

...inform the public about possible exposure to TB bacteria at the school.Tammy Burdeaux...assembled to inform everyone about the ongoing TB testing and the media was meant to attend...Yumuriel Whitaker, the Richmond County TB nurse leading Wednesday's presentation...

Tuberculosis tests planned at Hephzibah High

...contact with the student showing symptoms of TB would be tested to see if the disease has...Even if they test negative for exposure to TB, they will be retested in 8-10 weeks...to test the entire school population for TB because the disease is only spread through...

TB patient ordered to undergo medical treatment at South Carolina facility

...Pearre agreed to begin treatment again and Jolly released him from custody. He was arrested again Thursday after he made an office visit without wearing the protective mask worn to stop the spread of TB, which is an airborne infectious disease.

WHO says world faces possible crisis in untreatable TB

...a third of the countries have a form of TB resistant to multiple drugs. Untreatable...Ivory Coast have so much drug-resistant TB that it threatens to overwhelm local health...tuberculosis," said Dr. Michael Iseman, TB chief at the National Jewish Medical and...

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Experts look for highly contagious strain of TB

...came in contact with. While clusters of TB are not unusual, this one was unique because...certain what made this particular form of TB so virulent. So far, it has not turned...infected, and 22 of them have developed TB. The last was found in early 1997. "This...

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Judge orders TB patient to remain hospitalized

...confined while undergoing medical treatment for TB for at least nine months. The health department...department registered nurse in charge of TB patient care, told the judge Monday. Without...hard to treat drug-resistant strain of TB, spread to others, and Ms. Sexton could...

High school awaits results of TB tests

...who tested positive last week for inactive TB. Health Department officials Friday tested...Saturday. Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is a lung disease that can spread through...person's body defenses are weakened, inactive TB germs become active, according to health...

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UGA workers tested for TB after lab spill

...tuberculosis after they may have been exposed to a weakened form of TB bacteria in a lab accident.The workers are not at risk of contracting...potential consequence is that workers might have false-positive TB tests in the future, she said.The bacteria, called Bacillus...

Southeastern Conference football signings lists

...5-11, 185, East St. Louis (Ill.) HSTrevon Walters, tb, 5-10, 195, Manatee HS, Bradenton, Fla.Spencer Williams...lb, 5-11, 195, Bowie HS, Arlington, TexasIsh Witter, tb, 5-8, 195, Alonso HS, Tampa, Fla.Marvin Zanders, qb...

GRU TB testing not affected by shortage

...with the impact of a national shortage of TB testing products.The student, who was...the student, "the likelihood of getting TB from exposure to this particular individual...manager Carol Bryant said it has reduced TB testing to just contacts of suspected patients...