2018 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
DIVISION 105 - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
PART 1 - ADMINISTRATION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions and Definitions
As used in the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Act (Section 27) a person has “active tuberculosis disease” when either one of the following occur:
(a) A smear or culture taken from any source in the person’s body has tested positive for tuberculosis and the person has not completed the appropriate prescribed course of medication for active tuberculosis disease.
(b) There is radiographic, current clinical, or laboratory evidence sufficient to support a medical diagnosis of tuberculosis for which treatment is indicated.
(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 1996.)