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Texas Notifiable Conditions List

Notifiable Conditions | Texas DSHS Notifiable Conditions Reporting

Texas Epidemiology Contacts by County

Notifiable Conditions Reporting Forms (EPI-1 and EPI-2)

List of Notifiable Conditions that Require Lab Specimens

Texas Admin. Code, Ch. 97: §97.3 What Condition to Report and What Isolates to Report or Submit

Texas Administrative Code Title 25, Part I, Ch. 97:

§97.2 Who Shall Report; §97.3(a)(4) What Condition to Report and What Isolates to Report or Submit, §97.4(a)(6) When and How to Report a Condition or Isolate-Human, and §97.5(a)(2)(C) Where To Report a Condition or Isolate; Where To Submit an Isolate-Human.

DSHS Electronic Laboratory Reporting

Information about signing up for electronic laboratory reporting is available here. FAQs about electronic reporting are available here.

National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS)

National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System | CDC National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System | CDC

Reporter Responsibilities for Submitting Specimens to Lab (One Pager) link here
How to Ship Stool Specimens to the Laboratory (One Pager) link here