Section 2.43 - Release of typhoid carriers from control restrictions

2.43 Release of typhoid carriers from control restrictions. A chronic typhoid carrier may be released from restrictions only on approval of the State Commissioner of Health. A chronic carrier in whose feces typhoid bacilli have been found may be granted release only after submission of the evidence required in subdivision (a) or (b) of this section:

(a) That the gall bladder has been removed; and either:

(1) subsequent to the removal of the gall bladder, each of three specimens of the duodenal contents taken at intervals of not less than 24 hours, has been examined in an approved laboratory or in the laboratory of the State Department of Health and found to contain no typhoid bacilli; and

(2) each of at least eight successive specimens of feces and eight successive specimens of urine, taken on separate days, in a hospital or under other circumstances which do not permit of substitution, has been examined in an approved laboratory or in the laboratory of the State Department of Health and found to contain no typhoid bacilli; or

(3) subsequent to the removal of the gall bladder, each of 16 successive authenticated specimens of feces, taken at intervals of not less than 24 hours, with no more than four release specimens having been taken during any three-month period of the first post-operative year, has been examined in the laboratory of the State Department of Health and found to contain no typhoid bacilli; and

(4) each of at least eight successive specimens of urine, taken on separate days, has been examined in an approved laboratory, or in the laboratory of the State Department of Health and found to contain no typhoid bacilli.

(b) That the laboratory of the State Department of Health finds no significant Vi agglutinative properties in the blood of the carrier, and he has satisfactorily complied with the requirements for release under subdivision (a) of this section except for removal of the gall bladder.

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