N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2102
Communicable diseases

  • laboratory reports and records

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Epidemiology and Spatial Emergence of Anaplasmosis, New York, USA, 2010‒2018

CDC Emerging Infectious Diseases, August 1, 2021

“Human granulocytic anaplasmosis, a tickborne disease caused by the bacterium Anaplasma phagocytophilum, was first identified during 1994 and is now an emerging public health threat in the US. New York state (NYS) has experienced a recent increase…”
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Whenever any laboratory examination discloses evidence of communicable disease, the results of such examination together with all required pertinent facts, shall be immediately reported by the person in charge of the laboratory or the person making such examination to the local or state health official to whom the attending physician is required to report such case.


The person in charge of such laboratory or the person making such examination shall keep for a period of time to be specified by the commissioner, a record of all the facts in connection with such examination, including the identity of the person from whom the specimen is taken and the name of the physician, if any, sending such specimen.

Source: Section 2102 — Communicable diseases; laboratory reports and records, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2102 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 2102’s source at nysenate​.gov

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