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 690.678 STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE, INVASIVE DISEASE IN CHILDREN LESS THAN 5 YEARS (INCLUDING ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TEST RESULTS) (REPORTABLE BY MAIL, TELEPHONE, FACSIMILE OR ELECTRONICALLY, WITHIN 7 DAYS)


 

Section 690.678  Streptococcus pneumoniae, Invasive Disease in Children Less than 5 Years (Including Antibiotic Susceptibility Test Results) (Reportable by mail, telephone, facsimile or electronically, within 7 days)

 

a)         Control of Case.  Standard Precautions shall be followed.

 

b)         Control of Contacts.  No restrictions.

 

c)         Laboratory Reporting.  Laboratories shall report to the local health authority patients less than 5 years of age from whom Streptococcus pneumoniae has been isolated from a normally sterile site or patients less than 5 years of age with a positive result on any other laboratory test indicative of and specific for detecting Streptococcus pneumoniae infection from a normally sterile site.  The antibiotic susceptibility test results shall also be reported.

 

(Source:  Amended at 32 Ill. Reg. 3777, effective March 3, 2008)