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Title: Section 2.28 - Persons suffering from certain communicable diseases to be isolated

Effective Date

08/30/2000

2.28 Persons suffering from certain communicable diseases to be isolated. Whenever a case of measles or typhoid comes to the attention of the health officer, he/she may, according to his professional judgment, establish and maintain isolation of such case for the period specified herein; when isolation on the premises is impracticable, the health officer may cause the removal of the patient to a suitable hospital.

(a) Measles. Until recovery.

(b) Typhoid. Until recovery. The patient shall conform to the regulations for the control of typhoid carriers until three successive specimens of feces passed not less than 48 hours after the last administration of any antibiotic or chemotherapeutic agent and at an interval of not less than 24 hours shall have been examined in an approved laboratory or in the laboratory of the State Department of Health and found to be free from typhoid bacilli; a person who has recovered from typhoid shall not engage in the handling of milk, dairy products or other foods until all secondary or complicating infections incited by the agents of this disease have disappeared and until three successive specimens of feces passed not less than 48 hours after the last administration of any antibiotic or other chemotherapeutic agent and at intervals of not less than 24 hours have been examined in an approved laboratory or in the laboratory of the State Department of Health and found to be free from typhoid bacilli. Should the organism of typhoid be present one year after such person has recovered from typhoid, he shall be released from the restrictions for typhoid carriers only with the approval of the State Commissioner of Health.
 

Volume

VOLUME A (Title 10)

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