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§ 2613. Shigella Infections (Dysentery, Bacillary).


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
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 § 2613
§ 2613. Shigella Infections (Dysentery, Bacillary).
(a) The period of isolation in accordance with Section 2518 shall be until the acute symptoms have subsided.
The patient shall be subject to supervision by the local health officer who may require, at his discretion, release specimens of feces for testing in a laboratory approved by the State Department of Health Services. However, no patient shall be released from supervision to engage in any occupation involving the preparation, serving or handling of food, including milk, to be consumed by individuals other than his immediate family, nor to engage in any occupation involving the direct care of children or of the elderly or of patients in hospitals or other institutional settings until two successive authentic specimens of feces or of rectal swabs, taken at intervals of not less than 24 hours, beginning at least 48 hours after cessation of specific therapy, if any was administered, have been determined, by a public health laboratory approved by the State Department of Health Services, to be negative for Shigella organisms. (See Section 2534.)
(b) Contacts. Restrictions on contacts shall be at the discretion of the local health officer.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 208 and 3123, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 3123, Health and Safety Code.
1. Amendment filed 5-24-55; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 55, No. 8).
2. Amendment filed 10-18-61; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 61, No. 21).
3. Amendment filed 11-25-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 48).
This database is current through 1/14/22 Register 2022, No. 2
17 CCR § 2613, 17 CA ADC § 2613
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