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Title: Section 2.5 - Physician to submit specimens for laboratory examination in cases or suspected cases of certain communicable diseases

Effective Date

02/14/2007

INVESTIGATIONS AND DETERMINATIONS

Section
2.5 Physician to submit specimens for laboratory examination in cases or suspected cases of certain communicable diseases. A physician in attendance on a person affected with or suspected of being affected with any of the diseases mentioned in this section shall submit to an approved laboratory, or to the laboratory of the State Department of Health, for examination of such specimens as may be designated by the State Commissioner of Health, together with data concerning the history and clinical manifestations pertinent to the examination:

Anthrax

Babesiosis

Botulism

Brucellosis

Campylobacteriosis

Chlamydia trachomatis infection

Cholera

Congenital rubella syndrome

Conjunctivitis, purulent, of the newborn (28 days of age or less)

Cryptosporidiosis

Cyclosporiasis

Diphtheria

E. coli 0157:H7 infections

Ehrlichiosis

Giardiasis

Glanders

Gonococcal infection

Group A Streptococcal invasive disease

Group B Streptococcal invasive disease

Hantavirus disease

Hemophilus influenzae (invasive disease)

Hemolytic uremic syndrome

Herpes infection in infants aged 60 days or younger (neonatal)

Legionellosis

Listeriosis

Malaria

Melioidosis

Meningitis

Hemophilus

Meningococcal

Meningococcemia

Monkeypox

Plague

Poliomyelitis

Q Fever

Rabies

Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Salmonellosis

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Shigellosis

Smallpox

Staphylococcal enterotoxin B poisoning

Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive

Syphilis

Tuberculosis

Tularemia

Typhoid

Viral hemorrhagic fever

Yellow Fever

Yersiniosis

Volume

VOLUME A (Title 10)

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