The custodian, who died on February 2, was responsible for nine buildings on campus, none of which were student residences, the article stated.
According to the article, letters were sent out to students, faculty and staff on February 22 after the DeKalb County Medical Examiner informed school officials of the custodian''s cause of death.
"His family was not aware. He was not aware and co-workers were not aware," said Emory University Student Health Services Director Dr. Michael Huey.
If any of the school''s tuberculosis test results are positive, they will be followed up with chest X-rays, the article noted.
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