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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 97COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
SUBCHAPTER KRESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS
RULE §97.255Sentinel Surveillance Program

The department shall establish and maintain a sentinel surveillance program for RSV infection in children. The program will:

  (1) maintain a central database of laboratory-confirmed cases of RSV that can be used to investigate the incidence, prevalence, and trends of RSV; and

  (2) recruit at least one health care facility or provider associated with a health care facility in each Health Service Region of the State to report RSV data.


Source Note: The provisions of this §97.255 adopted to be effective September 14, 2006, 31 TexReg 7351; amended to be effective December 20, 2012, 37 TexReg 9777

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