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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


Reporting meningitis


As of  January 2013, unspecified bacterial, fungal and aseptic/viral meningitis is no longer reportable.

What kinds of meningitis are still reportable?

    • Meningitis caused by any ameba

    • Meningitis caused by a reportable condition such as Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcal meningitis), Streptococcus pyogenes/agalactiae/pneumoniae, varicella, etc

    • Meningitis or encephalitis caused by an arbovirus

Last updated February 12, 2015