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§ 2596. Plague. Cases and Suspect Cases to Be Reported by Telephone.

17 CA ADC § 2596BARCLAYS 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 § 2596
§ 2596. Plague. Cases and Suspect Cases to Be Reported by Telephone.
(See Section 2502(c).)
(a) All laboratory specimens submitted for the purpose of establishing a diagnosis shall be examined only in such laboratories as may be designated by the Director of the State Department of Health Services. Whenever a laboratory receives a specimen for the laboratory diagnosis of suspected human plague, such laboratory shall communicate immediately by telephone with the State Department of Health Services Microbial Diseases Laboratory for instruction.
(b) Isolation. The patient shall be confined in a dwelling free from rodents and fleas and shall be isolated in accordance with Section 2516. The period of isolation shall not be terminated until two days after all symptoms have subsided. In cases of pneumonic plague, strict precautions against respiratory transmission of the disease shall be enforced.
(c) Contacts. Contacts of cases of plague shall be kept under quarantine until the health officer is satisfied that they have not contracted the infection, except that contacts of cases of pneumonic plague shall be kept in quarantine for a period of at least seven days after last exposure.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 100180, 100275, 120130 and 120145, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 100180, 100275, 120145, 120190, 120215 and 120240, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment filed 5-24-55; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 55, No. 8).
2. Amendment of section heading and subsection (a) and new Note filed 11-5-2001 as an emergency; operative 11-5-2001 (Register 2001, No. 45). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-5-2002 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. Amendment of section heading and subsection (a) and newNote refiled 3-1-2002 as an emergency; operative 3-1-2002 (Register 2002, No. 9). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-1-2002 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 3-1-2002 order transmitted to OAL 6-26-2002 and filed 7-16-2002 (Register 2002, No. 29).
This database is current through 1/14/22 Register 2022, No. 2
17 CCR § 2596, 17 CA ADC § 2596
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