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  701.326.  Lead poisoning information reporting system — level of poisoning to be reported — health care professional and department director to provide information. — 1.  The department of health and senior services shall establish and maintain a lead poisoning information reporting system which shall include a record of lead poisoning cases which occur in Missouri along with the information concerning these cases which is deemed necessary and appropriate to conduct comprehensive epidemiologic studies of lead poisoning in this state and to evaluate the appropriateness of lead abatement programs.

  2.  The director of the department of health and senior services shall promulgate rules and regulations specifying the level of lead poisoning which shall be reported and any accompanying information to be reported in each case.  Such information may include the patient's name, full residence address, and diagnosis, including the blood lead level.  Such information may include pathological findings, the stage of the disease, environmental and known occupational factors, method of treatment and other relevant data from medical histories.  Reports of lead poisoning shall be filed with the director of the department of health and senior services within a period of time specified by the director.  The department shall prescribe the form and manner in which the information shall be reported.

  3.  The attending health care professional of any patient with lead poisoning shall provide to the department of health and senior services the information required pursuant to this section.

  4.  When a case of lead poisoning is reported to the director, the director shall inform such local boards of health, public health agencies, and other persons and organizations as the director deems necessary; provided that, the name of any child contracting lead poisoning shall not be included unless the director determines that such inclusion is necessary to protect the health and well-being of the affected individual.

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(L. 1993 S.B. 232 § 14, A.L. 1998 H.B. 977 & 1608, A.L. 2001 S.B. 266)


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