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TB Rulers by Loomis

TB" is short for tuberculosis. TB disease is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal. TB is spread through the air from one person to another. The TB bacteria are put into the air when a person with active TB disease of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, speaks, or sings. People nearby may breathe in these bacteria and become infected.

When the Center for Disease Control (CDC) wanted to develop a simple but effective tool for combatting and treating Tuberculosis, they contacted Loomis Sales Corporation. With nearly 30 years of custom plastic and screen printing manufacturing experience, we spent five years researching and refining the TB ruler. Now recognized globally as the best way to measure for TB, the design we developed has been imitated by many, but the people behind this now-standard equipment are still here at Loomis Sales.