A blood specimen obtained as per 125080, shall be submitted to a laboratory to determine rhesus blood type and the results shall be reported to physician, surgeon, or other person providing prenatal care or attending the woman at the time of delivery, and to the woman tested. A blood specimen as per 125080 shall also be submitted to a laboratory to determine the presence of hepatitis B surface antigen and HIV virus. Both results shall be reported to the physician, surgeon, or other person who ordered the test and who shall inform the woman tested.
The chief of medical services of the Department of Corrections, or his or her designee, shall use every available means to ascertain the existence of, and to immediately investigate all reported or suspected cases of, tuberculosis in the infectious stages and to ascertain the source or sources of the infections.
The chief medical officer shall order an inmate or ward to receive an examination or test, or may order an inmate or ward to receive treatment if the medical officer has a reasonable suspicion that the inmate or ward has, has had, or has been exposed to tuberculosis in an infectious stage and the chief medical officer has reasonable grounds to believe that it is necessary for the preservation and protection of staff and inmates or wards.
Any inmate or ward who refuses to submit to an examination, test, or treatment for tuberculosis (as required by law for the preservation and protection of prison staff and inmates), or who refuses treatment for tuberculosis, or who, after notice, violates, or refuses or neglects to conform to, any rule, order, guideline, or regulation prescribed by the Department of Corrections with regard to tuberculosis control shall be tested involuntarily and may be treated involuntarily.
To provide effective control of the spread of tuberculosis in institutions and to identify those among the inmate and ward populations with tuberculosis, the Department of Corrections shall operate pursuant to guidelines developed in consultation with the State Department of Health Services. The guidelines shall include, but not be limited to, establishing a reporting system which emphasizes standardized, uniform data collection, reporting, and assessment.
The Department of Corrections, the Department of the Youth Authority, the Board of Prison Terms, and the Youthful Offender Parole Board shall compile information through each department's respective reporting systems for individual institutions and each respective department as a whole and shall provide the results to the State Department of Health Services annually.
The State Department of Health Services or entities funded by the Prostate Cancer Screening Program shall collect personal and medical information necessary from individuals applying for services under the program. This information will be confidential and shall not be disclosed other than for purposes directly connected with the administration of the program or with prior written consent of the subject. The information may also be disclosed to medical personnel, fiscal intermediaries of the state, state public health agencies to the extent necessary for the group.
No tissues shall be transferred into the body of another person by means of transplantation, unless the donor of the tissues has been screened and found nonreactive by laboratory tests for evidence of infection with HIV, HBV, HCV, HTLV-1, and syphilis. The State Department of Health Services may adopt regulations requiring additional screening tests of donors of tissues when, the action is necessary for the protection of the public, donors, or recipients.
All donors of sperm shall be screened for HIV, HBV, HCV, HTLV-1, and syphilis, and found nonreactive before sperm is inseminated unless an exception applies. When sperm from a reactive donor is used as per one of the exceptions, both the donor and recipient must sign consent forms and copies must be kept in their medical records.