Health Care Provider Information on Shigellosis
Required Disease Reporting
Healthcare providers and clinical laboratories are required to report cases and suspect cases to the Minnesota Department of Health.
- Cases are subject to restriction
on daycare attendance and food handling.
- CDC: Resources for Public Health & Medical Professionals
Includes information about clinical features, transmission, trends, and more.
- Shigellosis can usually be treated with antibiotics, although some Shigella bacteria have become resistant to antibiotics.
Do you suspect that you have a foodborne or waterborne illness? Visit reporting suspected foodborne/waterborne illnesses.