4:54 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Missouri bill looks to change college tuberculosis testing policy

When the original administration building of the university burned in 1892 the columns were left standing. They stand today on Francis Quadrangle and are an iconic image of the university's Columbia campus.
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Colleges in Missouri may need to create new tuberculosis testing policies in the near future.

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Science, Health and Technology
9:02 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Nationwide shortage of tuberculosis testing materials forces Columbia agency to adapt

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Last Friday, the Centers for Disease Control announced a nationwide shortage of TUBERSOL, a product needed for tuberculosis skin testing.

According to the alert, TUBERSOL manufactures notified the CDC that 50 dose vials of TUBERSOL were unavailable and 10 dose vials were limited.

On Wednesday, the City of Columbia announced the shortage in a press release.

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