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 690.550 MUMPS (REPORTABLE BY TELEPHONE, FACSIMILE OR ELECTRONICALLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, WITHIN 24 HOURS)


 

Section 690.550  Mumps (Reportable by  telephone, facsimile or electronically as soon as possible, within 24 hours)

 

a)         Control of Case.

 

1)         Standard Precautions and Droplet Precautions shall be followed for patients in health care facilities for 9 days after parotid gland swelling.

 

2)         Cases shall be excluded from school, child care facilities or workplace until 5 days after onset of symptoms (parotitis).

 

b)         Control of Contacts.  Susceptible contacts should be excluded from school or the workplace from days 12 through 25 after exposure.

 

c)         Laboratory Reporting.  Laboratories shall report to the local health authority patients who have a positive result on any laboratory test indicative of and specific for detecting mumps virus infection, including positive results for IgM (mumps specific) serologies, a significant rise in antibody to IgG (mumps specific) between paired sera, polymerase chain reaction, or mumps virus isolates.

 

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