Reporting Clostridium difficile

C. difficile infection is not reportable under the Minnesota Communicable Diseases Reporting Rule.

Reporting for population-based surveillance:

    • As part of a population-based surveillance project, healthcare providers and laboratories in select counties (Benton, Morrison, Stearns, Todd, and Olmsted) are requested to report all confirmed or suspected cases of C. difficile to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).
      • Yellow Card
        The MDH "Yellow Card" (previously known as the "blue card")can be used to report confirmed or suspected cases of C. difficile in Minnesota residents to the Minnesota Department of Health.
    • Please call 651-201-5414 with reporting questions.

Updated Friday, January 10, 2014 at 02:05PM