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      RS 40:31.1     


§31.1. Reye's Syndrome disease; mandatory reporting

            Every physician practicing medicine in the state of Louisiana shall report to the state health officer, through the health unit of the parish or municipality wherein such physician practices, any case or suspected case of Reye's Syndrome disease which he is attending, or has examined, or for which such physician has prescribed. The report shall be made as promptly as possible from the time the physician first visits, examines or prescribes for the patient and such report shall state the name, age, sex, race, usual residence, place where the patient is to be found, the nature of the disease, the date of onset, and any additional information that the state health officer may require. The state health officer shall send a copy of such report to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or such information contained therein as may be required by that agency.

            Added by Acts 1980, No. 277, §1; Acts 2018, No. 206, §4.

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