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Moving forward, the health department will complete a second round of skin-testing for approximately 205 individuals tested in the first round, following CDC national guidelines for completing a TB contact
“These individuals were among those originally identified as having "close and continuous contact" with the ill student, wrote Sledge.
The testing will occur over the summer, to be completed by July 12 through the health
department's Preventive Health Clinic or the individual's primary care physician.
As no additional cases of active TB disease were identified, the health department will not require a second test for the larger group of students and staff who were tested in April.