Serious TB question..?

My brother is held in county jail right now and yesterday he got a new room mate. They give everyone a TB test when you first get there but last night they came into my brothers room and took his room mate out because his test came back positive. I don't know much about TB, does anyone know how harmful this... show more My brother is held in county jail right now and yesterday he got a new room mate. They give everyone a TB test when you first get there but last night they came into my brothers room and took his room mate out because his test came back positive. I don't know much about TB, does anyone know how harmful this situation would be to my brother or what the chances are of him getting it too. Thanks.
5 answers 5