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    TB and Refugee Health Services Branch

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

    Phone: 512-533-3000
    Fax: 512-533-3167

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Hansen's Disease

(Mycobacterium leprae, Leprosy)
ICD-9 030; ICD-10 A30


Reporting Hansen’s Disease (leprosy) in Texas

Several Texas laws (Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 81 new window) 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 (Texas Administrative Code Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 97 new window).

Hansen’s disease (leprosy) is a notifiable condition under (Texas Administrative Code Title 25, Part 3, Chapter 97 new window). Call 1-800-252-8239, for more reporting information. You can also contact the DSHS Hansen's Disease Program by fax at 512-458-7787.

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Last updated March 23, 2011