Health Care Provider Information on Foodborne Illness
Required Disease Reporting
- Reporting an Infectious
Healthcare providers are required to report to the Minnesota Department of Health all confirmed or suspected cases of the following:
- Campylobacteriosis (Campylobacter)
- Cryptosporidiosis (Cryptosporidium)
- Enteric Escherichia
(E. coli O157:H7, other enterohemorrhagic E. coli,
enteropathogenic E. coli, enteroinvasive E. coli)
- Giardiasis (Giardia)
- Listeriosis (Listeria)
- Salmonellosis (Salmonella)
- Shigellosis (Shigella)
- Cholera (Vibrio cholerae)
- Illness-related Restrictions for Food Workers and for Children or Staff in a Child Care or Preschool Setting
Cases are subject to restriction on child care/preschool attendance and food handling.
- CDC: Diagnosis
and Management of Foodborne Illnesses: A Primer for Physicians
CDC, MMWR; Information on recognizing, diagnosing, and treating foodborne illnesses.
- CDC: Food-Related
CDC; Includes information about clinical features, transmission, trends, and more.
- Disease Control
Newsletter Annual Summaries
Annual summaries of surveillance data for diseases and conditions reportable to the Minnesota Department of Health.
of Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Minnesota
Summary of gastroenteritis outbreaks in Minnesota that is published each year. Outbreaks summarized include those from food, water, animal contact, and person-to-person transmission.
- Disease Control
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Disease Control Newsletter (DCN) has been published for over 20 years, including a yearly issue devoted to an annual summary of reported communicable diseases.
- FoodNet News
FoodNet News published to update public health personnel (laboratorians, clinicians, local public health personnel in FoodNet sites, consumer groups and the public) about FoodNet activities, accomplishments, and plans for the future. Minnesota is a FoodNet site, and participates in the FoodNet program.