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28 Pa. Code § 27.43a. Reporting by local morbidity reporting offices of outbreaks and selected diseases.

§ 27.43a. Reporting by local morbidity reporting offices of outbreaks and selected diseases.

 (a)  An LMRO that is not one of the Department’s district offices shall report an outbreak by telephone on the same day that the outbreak is reported or otherwise made known to it, as follows:

   (1)  AIDS. To the HIV/AIDS Epidemiology Section, Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Bureau of Epidemiology.

   (2)  Chancroid, chlamydia trachomatis infections, gonococcal infections, granuloma inguinale, lymphogranuloma venereum, syphilis and tuberculosis. To the Division of Tuberculosis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bureau of Communicable Diseases.

   (3)  Chickenpox, diphtheria, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, rubella and tetanus. To the Division of Immunizations, Bureau of Communicable Diseases.

   (4)  Other reportable diseases and conditions. To the Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Bureau of Epidemiology.

 (b)  An LMRO that is not one of the Department’s district offices shall report by telephone on the same day any of the following diseases is reported or otherwise made known to it, as follows:

   (1)  Diphtheria, measles, pertussis and polio. To the Division of Immunizations, Bureau of Communicable Diseases.

   (2)  Anthrax, arbovirus disease, cholera, enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, food borne botulism, Haemophilus influenzae invasive disease in a child under 15 years of age, hemorrhagic fever, hepatitis E, human rabies, Legionellosis, plague, smallpox, typhoid fever and yellow fever. To the Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Bureau of Epidemiology.

Source

   The provisions of this §  27.43a adopted January 25, 2002, effective January 26, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 491.



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