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|School District of Philadelphia|
|Policy and Procedures|
|Subject||Communicable Disease Control|
|Classification||Aids & Other HTLV-III/LAV Infections Prevention Opportunistic Infection|
|Date Issued||December, 1985|
|Issued by||Division of School Health Services|
|Review Before||As needed|
Immunodepressed children (and adults) are at greater risk of suffering severe complications from such infections as chickenpox, cytomegalovirus*, tuberculosis, herpes simplex, and measles.
All persons KNOWN to be diagnosed as HTLV/III/LAV are to be excluded from school in the event there is an outbreak of these diseases.
Also, School Health Services Procedure Number 303.0, II, G;303.6, I, C; and School Operation Manual Procedures 503.0, I.D.; 503.4, D are to be followed.
Contact the Director of School Health Services for further instructions by calling 299-7481.
* Also termed salivary gland virus.
1. IMMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Public Health Service; Vol. 34 No. 34 August 30, 1985.