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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #212

In a message dated 4/11/2000 11:12:35 Pacific Daylight Time, 
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:

>  They have the mycobacterium marinum, which is commonly called fish tb.  
>  tb test aggrevates the arm for quite awhile too, one unfortunate coworker 
> had 
>  a bump the size of a golf ball for a few days.  
Anyone who skin tests positive for TB should take extreme caution that they 
never, ever have another skin test.  Positive testers can have a very 
dangerous and nasty reaction to any further sink tests in the future.  People 
administering the test (usually RN's, but not necessarily) are supposed to 
ask you if you have ever tested positive before, but in the end it's your 
responsibility to make sure you don't have another skin test performed.  If 
they tell you it's mandatory, stand your ground and refuse the test under any