Invasive Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Surveillance
In 2005, as part of the EIP Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs) system, MDH initiated population-based invasive MRSA surveillance in Ramsey County. In 2008, surveillance was expanded to include Hennepin County.
- All invasive MRSA infections in Hennepin and Ramsey county residents should be reported to MDH within one working day.
- Normally Sterile Sites
Definition of normally sterile sites (and exceptions) for submission of clinical isolates to the Minnesota Department of Health Public Health Laboratory.
- Invasive Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection Case Report Form
ABCs invasive MRSA case report form updated in 2010.
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
MDH comprehensive MRSA resource page.
Reporting Staphylococcus aureus
- Reporting Staphylococcus aureus Infection
Minnesota Rules Governing Communicable Diseases require health care providers to report deaths or serious disease due to Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) to the Minnesota Department of Health.