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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The Alabama Department of Public Health is releasing an update on the investigation into Tuberculosis cases found at Montgomery's Robert E. Lee High School and at Alabama State University.

ADPH officials say 559 of the 590 students and staff at Alabama State University who were required to be tested have done so.

Officials say of thos 559, there have been 13 cases where the patient tested positive for TB infection but did not have an active form of the disease.

All x-rays have been clear and there are no secondary cases reported to ADPH.

The remaining 31 students are scheduled for testing on campus this Thursday.

The testing at Robert E. Lee High School was completed in mid-September, ADPH said, and no additional cases of TB were found.

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