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WAC 388-97-1500

Tuberculosis—Positive test result.

When there is a positive result to tuberculosis skin or blood testing the nursing home must:
(1) Ensure that the person has a chest X-ray within seven days;
(2) Evaluate each resident or person with a positive test result for signs and symptoms of tuberculosis; and
(3) Follow the recommendation of the person's health care provider.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW. WSR 10-02-021, § 388-97-1500, filed 12/29/09, effective 1/29/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW and 42 C.F.R. 489.52. WSR 08-20-062, § 388-97-1500, filed 9/24/08, effective 11/1/08.]
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