Jail waits for results of inmate's TB test

SANDUSKY TB or not TB? The Erie County Health department is awaiting results of a tuberculosis
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

SANDUSKY

TB or not TB?  The Erie County Health department is awaiting results of a tuberculosis test for an Erie County jail inmate, whose name has not been released.

Sharon Schaeffer, Public Heath Preparedness coordinator at the health department, said there is no active TB at the jail at this point, but an inmate had a positive skin test. It is not uncommon for people to test positive on skin tests and not actually have TB.

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