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TEXAS: Tuberculosis Case Suspected at El Centro College


Dallas Morning News (04.17.12) - Tuesday, April 17, 2012

According to a news release issued Monday, the Dallas County Community College District and Dallas County Health and Human Services are investigating a suspected TB case at El Centro College. Written notices being distributed Monday and Tuesday will recommend testing for approximately 80 students who attend three classes with the patient. Only those students need screening, which will be conducted on campus Wednesday, April 18, and Tuesday, April 24. Students who attend those classes and have questions should call Ken Johnson, the college nurse, at 214-860-2113; they also may contact their own physician, or the DCHHS TB Clinic at 214-819-2071.


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