Florin High School tests show 16 with tuberculosis exposure

February 7, 2015 1:40 AM

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Florin High School tests show 16 with tuberculosis exposure

Sixteen people at Florin High School tested positive this week for tuberculosis exposure out of 155 students and staff examined after a student was diagnosed last month with an active case of the highly contagious disease, according to Sacramento County public health officials.

The 16 will undergo chest X-rays to determine whether they have the active or latent form of the disease, according to health department officials. They will be offered treatment.

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