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Title XII PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

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  194.090.  Preparation necessary for bodies of persons who died of certain communicable diseases. — The body of any person having died of tuberculosis, puerperal fever, typhoid fever, erysipelas, measles, or other dangerous or communicable diseases other than those specified in sections 194.070 and 194.080, shall not be offered to or accepted by any common carrier for transportation, unless such body shall have been thoroughly embalmed by arterial and cavity injection with a disinfecting fluid, as specified in section 194.080; or, if such body is not so embalmed, it must be encased in an airtight metal or metal-lined burial case, coffin, casket or box that is closed and hermetically sealed.  The body of any person having died of a disease that is contagious, infectious or communicable must not be accompanied by clothing or articles that have been exposed to the infection of such disease.

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(RSMo 1939 § 9786)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 9065; 1919 § 5821; 1909 § 6689


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