Botulism Reporting

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Report botulism, foodborne immediately. Call the Texas Department of State Health Services Infectious Disease Control Unit at  800 252 8239 during business hours. Call 888 963 7111 after hours, weekends, and holidays for routing to the epidemiologist on call.

Report botulism, infant within one week. Investigation form 

Several Texas laws (Tex. Health & Safety Code, Chapters 81, 84 and 87) require specific information regarding notifiable conditions be provided to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Health care providers, hospitals, laboratories, schools, and others are required to report patients who are suspected of having a notifiable condition 
(25 Tex. Admin. Code §97.2 ).