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Tuberculosis

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Denton ISD Notifies Parents About Possible TB Case

The Denton Independent School District has sent parents a letter warning them that a Denton High School student is hospitalized with a possible case of tuberculosis.

10/06/2011

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Denton Transfer Student From Ennis Tests Positive For TB After Hospitalization

A Denton High School student who recently moved from Ennis has been hospitalized following complications that could be connected to Tuberculosis.

10/05/2011

A patient receives a tuberculosis shot. (credit: David Greedy/Getty Images)

No Tuberculosis Concerns For School Football Games

The tuberculosis scare in the Ennis ISD has some North Texas parents and school districts concerned about school football teams taking the field against players from Ennis.

09/29/2011

A patient receives a tuberculosis shot. (credit: David Greedy/Getty Images)

Ennis Parents Told 128 Tuberculosis Tests Were Positive

Parents in Ennis received a crash course in tuberculosis as state health officials tried to ease concerns about the spread of the disease Wednesday.

09/28/2011

A lab technician performs a blood test. (credit: Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Tuberculosis Testing Continues In Ennis ISD

State health officials headed back out to Ennis to determine how many students and faculty members in the Ennis ISD have tuberculosis.

09/26/2011

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Tuberculosis Confirmed In 107 People Tested In Ennis

The tuberculosis scare affecting this city is taking a more serious turn.

09/23/2011

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Parents Nervous Over TB Retesting At Ennis High School

A state-ordered retesting of Ennis High School students for Tuberculosis has parents concerned the tests aren’t going far enough.

09/21/2011

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

State Health Services Returning To Ennis High School For More TB Tests

The Texas Department of State Health Services will send examiners back to Ennis High School Wednesday morning to complete a new round of tuberculosis skin exams to determine if more students have been exposed to the airborne illness.

CBSDFW.COM–09/20/2011

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Ennis ISD Dealing With Tuberculosis Scare

The Ennis ISD posted a letter on their website, saying that tuberculosis screenings had resulted in “a higher than hoped level of positives.”

09/19/2011

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Ennis ISD Teacher Tests Positive For Tuberculosis

A teacher in the Ennis ISD has tested positive for tuberculosis. The district will send a letter to students and parents to identify potential contacts.

08/30/2011

A patient receives a tuberculosis shot. (credit: David Greedy/Getty Images)

DISD Teen Diagnosed With TB Before Dying

A DISD student diagnosed with tuberculosis has died. Health officials say the teenage girl died from an unrelated illness, but they’re still going to test her fellow classmates and teachers for TB.

CBSDFW.COM–01/13/2011

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