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A. All reports including electronic
laboratory reports of notifiable conditions, must include:
(1) the disease or condition being
(2) patient's name, date
of birth/age, gender, race/ ethnicity, address, patient telephone numbers, and
(3) physician or
licensed healthcare professional name and telephone number; and
(4) healthcare facility or laboratory name
and telephone number, if applicable.
B. Laboratory or clinical samples for
conditions marked with (*) are required to be sent to the scientific laboratory
C. Emergency reporting of
diseases or conditions: The following diseases, confirmed or suspected, require
immediate reporting by telephone to the epidemiology and response
division at (505) 827-0006. .
(b) avian or novel influenza*;
(c) bordetella species (including
(d) botulism (any
(g) haemophilus influenzae invasive
(i) Middle East respiratory syndrome;
(j) meningococcal infections,
(l) poliomyelitis, paralytic and
(n) rubella (including
(o) severe acute
respiratory syndrome (SARS)*;
(s) viral hemorrhagic
(t) yellow fever.
(2) Other conditions:
(a) suspected foodborne illness in two or
more unrelated persons*;
suspected waterborne illness or conditions in two or more unrelated
(c) illnesses or
conditions suspected to be caused by the intentional or accidental release of
biologic or chemical agents*;
acute illnesses or conditions of any type involving large numbers of persons in
the same geographic area;
severe smallpox vaccine reaction;
(f) other illnesses or conditions of public
Infectious diseases in animals:
D. Routine reporting of diseases
(1) Infectious diseases
(report case within 24 hours to epidemiology and response division by fax at
505-827-0013 or by phone at 505-827-0006; or contact the local health office).
(a) arboviral disease;
(c) campylobacter infections*;
(d) chikungunya virus disease;
(e) clostridium difficile*;
(g) Colorado tick fever:
(l) E. coli 0157:H7 infections*:
(m) E. coli, shiga-toxin producing (STEC)
(p) group A streptococcal invasive
(q) group B
streptococcal invasive infections*:
(r) Hansen's disease/leprosy:
(s) hantavirus pulmonary syndrome:
(t) hemolytic uremic syndrome:
(u) hepatitis A, acute:
(v) hepatitis B, acute or chronic:
(w) hepatitis C, acute or chronic:
(x) hepatitis E, acute:
(y) influenza-associated pediatric
(z) influenza, laboratory
confirmed hospitalization only:
(aa) legionnaires' disease:
(dd) lyme disease:
(gg) necrotizing fasciitis*:
(ii) q fever:
(jj) relapsing fever:
(kk) Rocky Mountain spotted fever:
(nn) St. Louis encephalitis
pneumoniae, invasive infections*:
(rr) toxic shock syndrome:
(tt) vibrio infections*:
(uu) west nile virus infections:
(vv) western equine encephalitis
Infectious diseases in animals (report case within 24 hours to epidemiology and
response division at 505-827-0006: or contact the local health office).
(a) arboviral, other:
(d) west nile virus infections.
(3) Tuberculosis* Report suspect
or confirmed cases to NM department of health tuberculosis program by fax at
505-827-0163 or by phone at 505-827-2471 or 505-827-2473: active disease within
24 hours: infection within 72 hours.
(4) Sexually transmitted diseases. Report to
infectious disease bureau - STD program, NM department of health, P.O. Box
26110, Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110, fax 505-4763638: or call 505-476-3636.
(b) chlamydia trachomatis
(5) HIV (human immunodeficiency
virus) and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Report to HIV and
hepatitis epidemiology program, 1190 St. Francis Dr., N1350, Santa Fe, NM
87502, fax 505-476-3544 or call 505-476-3515.
(a) all confirmed positive HIV antibody tests
(screening test plus confirmatory test);
(b) all tests for HIV RNA or HIV cDNA
('-viral load tests-'):
tests to detect HIV proteins:
all positive HIV cultures:
HIV genotype tests:
(f) all CD4
lymphocyte tests (count and percent):
(g) opportunistic infections, cancers and any
other test or condition indicative of HIV or AIDS.
(6) Occupational illness and injury. Report
to epidemiology and response division, NM department of health, P.O. Box 26110,
Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110: or call 505827-0006.
(b) coal worker's pneumoconiosis:
(c) hypersensitivity pneumonitis:
(e) noise induced hearing loss:
(f) occupational asthma:
(g) occupational burn
occupational traumatic amputation:
(l) other illnesses or injuries related to
(7) Health conditions related to
environmental exposures and certain injuries. Report to epidemiology and
response division, NM department of health, P.O. Box 26110, Santa Fe, NM
87502-6110; or call 505827-0006.
(i) all pesticide
(ii) arsenic in urine
greater than 50 micrograms/liter;
(iii) carbon monoxide poisoning;
(iv) infant methemoglobinemia;
(v) lead (all blood levels);
(vi) mercury in urine greater than 3
micrograms/liter or mercury in blood greater than 5 micrograms/liter;
(vii) uranium in urine greater than 0.2
micrograms/liter or 0.2 micrograms/gram creatinine;
(viii) other suspected
environmentally-induced health conditions.
(i) drug overdose;
(ii) firearm injuries;
(iii) fracture due to fall among older
(iv) traumatic brain
Adverse vaccine reactions. Report to vaccine adverse events reporting system,
copy of report to immunization program vaccine manager, NM department of
health, P.O. Box 26110, Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110; fax 505-827-1741.
(9) Healthcare-associated infections.
(a) Acute care hospitals only report through
NHSN and confer rights to NM department of health.
(i) central line-associated bloodstream
infections (CLABSI) events;
clostridium difficile infections.
(b) Report all infections, including
non-healthcare-associated, within 24 hours to epidemiology and response
division by fax at 505-827-0013 or by phone at 505827-0006.
carbapenem-resistant pseudomonas aeruginosa*.
(10) Cancer. Report to designee. Report all
malignant and in situ neoplasms and all intracranial neoplasms, regardless of
the tissue of origin, using the prevailing standards promulgated by the
national cancer institute, the centers for disease control and prevention, the
North American association of central cancer registries, and the American
college of surgeons.
papillomavirus (HPV). Laboratories report the following tests to designee:
(a) papanicolaou test results (all
(b) cervical, vulvar and
vaginal pathology results (all results);
(c) HPV test results (all results).
(12) Birth defects.
(a) Report to epidemiology and response
division, NM department of health, P.O. Box 26110, Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110; or
(b) All birth
defects diagnosed by age 4 years, including:
(i) defects diagnosed during
(ii) defects diagnosed
on fetal deaths;
found in chromosome testing on amniotic fluid, chorionic villus sampling and
products of conception for trisomy 13, trisomy 18 and trisomy 21.
(13) Genetic and
congenital hearing screening. Report to children's medical services, 2040 S.
Pacheco, Santa Fe, NM 87505; or call 505-476-8868.
(a) neonatal screening for congenital hearing
loss (all results);
or confirmed congenital hearing loss in one or both ears;
(c) all conditions identified through
statewide newborn genetic screening;
(d) newborn critical congenital heart defects
screening (all results).
N.M. Code R. §
184.108.40.206 NMAC - Rn &
A, 220.127.116.11 NMAC, 2/29/2012, Amended by
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