The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health made some changes to the list of mandated reportable diseases and conditions recently–both additions and deletions.
California law mandates that health care providers must report certain diseases and conditions to the local health officer for the jurisdiction where the patient resides. The California Department of Public Health recently updated Title 17 sections 2500 and 2505 of the California Code of Regulations which went into effect October 1, 2019.
Deleted from the list include Amebiasis, Chlamydia trachomatis infections, including lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) and non-invasive Streptococcal infections.
Additions to the reportable disease list include:
- Candida auris (LA County only) — report within one (1) working day
- Chagas disease (LA County only) — report within seven (7) calendar days H
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, any stage — report within seven
(7) calendar days
- Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) — report immediately by telephone
- Nontuberculous mycobacteria, extrapulmonary (LA County only) — report within seven (7)
- Paratyphoid fever — report within one (1) working day
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reviews the list of state mandated reportable diseases and conditions and, based upon local disease trends and surveillance needs, creates the LAC DPH Reportable Diseases and Conditions List.
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