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    Infectious Disease Prevention Section
    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616


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Reporting

Anthrax  Anthrax ICD-9 022; ICD-10 A22 
(Bacillus anthracis, Malignant pustule, Malignant edema, Woolsorter disease, Ragpicker disease)
Several Texas laws (Tex. Health & Safety Code, Chapters 81, 84 and 87) 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 (25 Tex. Admin. Code §97.2 New Window).

Report anthrax immediately to (800) 705-8868 or (800) 252-8239.
Last updated May 3, 2019