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§ 2560. Conjunctivitis, Acute Infectious of the Newborn.

17 CA ADC § 2560BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 17. Public Health
Division 1. State Department of Health Services
Chapter 4. Preventive Medical Service
Subchapter 1. Reportable Diseases and Conditions
Article 3. Specific Diseases and Conditions (Refs & Annos)
17 CCR § 2560
§ 2560. Conjunctivitis, Acute Infectious of the Newborn.
(a) Acute infectious conjunctivitis of the newborn includes gonorrheal ophthalmia and ophthalmia neonatorum.
(b) Prophylaxis for acute infectious conjunctivitis of the newborn shall be administered to all infants within two hours after birth in accordance with Sections 551-556 of the Business and Professions Code.
(c) The approved prophylaxis for acute infectious conjunctivitis of the newborn shall be any one of the following.
(1) One percent silver nitrate in wax ampules administered without saline irrigation.
(2) Ophthalmic ointments or drops containing tetracycline or erythromycin.
(d) An infant with acute infectious conjunctivitis shall be isolated in accordance with Section 2516, Title 17, California Administrative Code, until clinical recovery occurs and negative laboratory tests are obtained.
Note: Authority cited: Section 555(b), Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 551 through 556, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment filed 5-28-53; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 53, No. 9).
2. Amendment filed 7-1-66; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 66, No. 20).
3. Amendment filed 12-15-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 50).
This database is current through 1/14/22 Register 2022, No. 2
17 CCR § 2560, 17 CA ADC § 2560
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