Invasive Candidiasis (IC) Information for Health Professionals - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Invasive Candidiasis (IC) Information for Health Professionals:
Sentinel Surveillance Case Definition and Reporting

On January 1, 2017, MDH initiated population-based invasive candidiasis surveillance in the 7-county metro area (Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington Counties). At this time, only reports of bloodstream infections (candidemia) are being requested. Invasive candidiasis is not reportable statewide under the Minnesota Communicable Diseases Reporting Rule.

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What to report
How to report
Isolate submission
Reporting rule change: proposal and notification letters 

What to report

  • All patients with Candida isolated from blood who are residents of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington Counties must be reported to MDH within one working day.

How to report

  • Yellow Disease Report Card
    Invasive candidiasis may be reported using the MDH "Yellow Card."

  • Phone
    Any reportable infectious disease may be reported by phone to 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414.

Isolate submission and laboratory testing

Reporting: proposal and notification letters

Updated Wednesday, 08-Nov-2017 08:22:05 CST