Section 69-3.2 - Responsibilities of health care providers attending pregnant women

69-3.2 Responsibilities of health care providers attending pregnant women. At the time a health care provider attending a pregnant woman takes a blood sample to be tested for syphilis (see Section 2803 of the Public Health Law) or at another time when blood is drawn during prenatal care, the provider shall:

(a) submit or cause to be submitted to a clinical laboratory from such a woman, a blood sample to be tested for HBsAg;

(b) record the HBsAg test result, including the date of specimen collection, prominently in the pregnant woman's medical record at or before the time of admission to a health care facility for delivery; and

(c) report all positive HBsAg test results to the local health officer in accordance with Section 2.10 of this Title.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 1991
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