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    TB and Hansen's Disease Branch

    MC 1939
    P.O. Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78756-9347

    Fax: 512-533-3167

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Hansen's Disease Program
Hansen (Mycobacterium leprae, Leprosy)
ICD-9 030; ICD-10 A30

Reporting Hansen’s Disease in Texas

Texas  Law and Administrative Code 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.

Paper reporting forms may be obtained by calling your local health authority. Reporting forms may also be downloaded in portable document format (PDF):

  • Epi-2 (PDF : 67 kB) - for detailed single case medical care provider reports 

  • Epi-1 (PDF : 78 kB) - for less detailed multiple reports

To report confirmed or suspected Hansen’s disease, please call 1-800-252-8239 or 512-533-3000.

NOTE: Communicable disease reporting is exempt from HIPAA ( Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).


Last updated April 19, 2018