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One person tests positive for TB at Irving MacArthur HS

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One person out of the 80 students and staff tested at Irving MacArthur High School for tuberculosis after one student came back with a positive test.

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services said the positive test does not mean a person has the disease, only that they have been exposed to TB at some point in their life.

That one person will now get a chest x-ray so doctors can make a better diagnosis.

The original child with TB has not been back to class.

Last month in an unrelated case, a student at nearby Nimitz High School contracted the disease.

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