Diphtheria Information For Health Professionals - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Diphtheria Information For Health Professionals

On this page:
Clinical features and epidemiology
Reporting
Treatment
Vaccine information
ACIP Recommendations

Clinical features and epidemiology

  • Images of Diseases: Diphtheria
    The CDC offers photos of the disease and people affected by the disease. Attention: Non-MDH link. Warning: Graphic medical images.

Reporting

  • Reporting Diphtheria
    All cases of diphtheria must be reported to the Minnesota Department of Health. Find out what needs to be reported, who needs to report diseases, which forms to use and where to find out more about the disease.

Treatment

  • Diphtheria Antitoxin
    Information frm CDC on who should receive diphtheria antitoxin and how to request it from CDC. Attention: Non-MDH link

Vaccine information

  • Check Your Vials: Is it Tdap, DTaP, or Td?
    One-page professional-education sheet intended to reduce confusion about similar-looking vials of Tdap, DTaP, and Td vaccines. Developed by the Immunization Branch of the California Department of Health Services. Attention: Non-MDH link

ACIP Recommendations

Updated Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 03:06PM