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28 Pa. Code § 27.156. Special requirements for amebiasis.

§ 27.156. Special requirements for amebiasis.

 A household contact of a case of amebiasis who prepares or serves food for public consumption, who attends or works in a child care group setting in a capacity which requires contact with children, or who provides direct patient care shall be required to cease work until the contact has submitted two consecutive stool specimens, taken at least 24 hours apart and at least 48 hours after the last dose of any antiparasitic therapy, to an appropriate clinical laboratory for bacteriologic examination and those specimens are determined by the laboratory to be negative for Entamoeba histolytica.


   The provisions of this §  27.156 adopted January 25, 2002, effective January 26, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 491.

Cross References

   This section cited in 28 Pa. Code §  27.153 (relating to restrictions on food handlers); 28 Pa. Code §  27.154 (relating to restrictions on caregivers in a child care group setting); and 28 Pa. Code §  27.155 (relating to restrictions on health care practitioners).

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