Tuberculosis tests began Monday for a group of Sapulpa workers


Monday, June 23rd 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


More than 500 workers at a Sapulpa manufacturing plant are being tested for tuberculosis.

Tests were conducted Monday on workers at the Bartlett-Collins Indiana Glass plant. Health Department workers say the employees were exposed to someone with TB. Brenda Cummings with the Creek County Health Department, "This is one way of detecting if there's any positives and if there 'are' any positives, we'll do further testing for chest films and asking if they have any symptoms."

Those symptoms include weight loss, coughing and night sweats. The health department says it will take three or four days to test all 500 workers.