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 690.698 TICKBORNE DISEASE (INCLUDES BABESIOSIS, EHRLICHIOSIS, ANAPLASMOSIS, LYME DISEASE AND SPOTTED FEVER RICKETTSIOSIS) (REPORTABLE BY MAIL, TELEPHONE, FACSIMILE OR ELECTRONICALLY, WITHIN SEVEN DAYS)


 

Section 690.698  Tickborne Disease (Includes Babesiosis,  Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, Lyme Disease and Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis) (Reportable by mail, telephone, facsimile or electronically, within seven 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 who have a positive result on any laboratory test indicative of and specific for detecting Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia species, Ehrlichia species, Borrelia burgdorferi or Rickettsia species infection.

 

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