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    Infectious Disease Control Unit
    Mail Code: 1960
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite T801
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 512 776 7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616


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Neglected Tropical Diseases

neglected tropical diseases

Notifiable Conditions       

The World Health Organization lists 17 conditions as neglected tropical diseases.  The following neglected tropical diseases have a history of transmission in Texas or transmission could occur in Texas. The diseases listed below are all required to be reported in Texas.

Ascariasis (Soil-transmitted helminthiases)

Chagas Disease

Dengue Fever & Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF)

Echinococcosis

Fascioliasis (foodborne trematode)

Hookworm (ancylostomiasis)(Soil-transmitted helminthiases)

Leishmaniases

Leprosy (Hansens' Disease)

Paragonimiasis (foodborne trematode)

Rabies

Taeniasis and neurocysticercosis

Trichuriasis (Soil-transmitted helminthiases)


 

 

Last updated February 27, 2017