Information for Health Care Professionals about West Nile Virus

Required Disease Reporting

  • Reporting Encephalitis
    West Nile virus resulting in encephalitis is reportable as an "Arboviral Encephalitis: Encephalitis caused by Viral Agents." Healthcare providers and clinical laboratories are required to report cases to the Minnesota Department of Health.

MDH staff also are available to provide clinical consultation regarding testing and diagnosis of West Nile and other mosquito-transmitted diseases. Call 651-201-5414 for a clinical consultation.

see also>> Information for Health Care Professionals about Mosquito-Transmitted Diseases
Resources, slides, reporting information and other clinical information for health professionals.

Updated Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:10AM