TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER k: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS
PART 690 CONTROL OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES CODE
SECTION 690.510 MALARIA (REPORTABLE BY MAIL, TELEPHONE, FACSIMILE OR ELECTRONICALLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, WITHIN SEVEN DAYS)


 

Section 690.510  Malaria (Reportable by mail, telephone, facsimile or electronically as soon as possible, within seven days)

 

a)         Control of Case

Standard precautions shall be followed.

 

b)         Control of Contacts

No restrictions.

 

c)         Laboratory Reporting

 

1)         Laboratories shall report to the local health authority, regardless of the patients' state or country of residence, patients who have a positive result on any laboratory test indicative of and specific for detecting Plasmodium species infection.

 

2)         Laboratories shall forward clinical materials, including, but not limited to, slides and images found to contain malaria parasites to the Department's laboratory for speciation.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 5533, effective February 11, 2014)