Meningococcal Disease Information for Health Care Professionals - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Information for Health Care Professionals

Information for health professionals about meningococcal disease (Neisseria meningitidis, Bacterial Meningitis) and reporting.

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Reporting
Vaccination
Guidelines

Reporting

  • Reporting Meningococcal Disease (Neisseria meningitidis)
    Minnesota Rules Governing Communicable Diseases require health care providers to report confirmed or suspected cases of Neisseria meningitidis to the Minnesota Department of Health immediately.

    It is important to report suspected and confirmed cases of meningococcal disease immediately (by phone: 651-201-5414). MDH staff should be consulted about antimicrobial chemoprophylaxis for contacts of case-patients with meningococcal disease.

Vaccination

  • AAFP: Meningococcal Disease Vaccine
    Information and recommendations from the American Academy of Family Physicians for administering the meningococcal ACWY and meningococcal B vaccines.

Guidelines

Updated Wednesday, 06-Dec-2017 13:39:07 CST