Chronic Infections in Pregnant Patients: Infectious Disease Reporting - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Chronic Infections in Pregnant Patients
Infectious Disease Reporting

Pregnancy in a person chronically infected with hepatitis B, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, including acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), or other reportable perinatally transmissible diseases shall be reported to the commissioner within one working day of knowledge of the pregnancy. Reporting is required even if the disease was reported prior to the pregnancy.

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What and how to report
When to report
Who is required to report

What and how to report

When to report

  • Report within one working day of knowledge of the pregnancy.
  • Reporting is required even if the disease was reported prior to the pregnancy.

Who is required to report

  • Health care practitioners (health care facilities, medical laboratories, and in certain circumstances veterinarians and veterinary medical laboratories) are required to report disease to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) under Minnesota state law.
    • Unless previously reported, every licensed health care provider who provides care to any patient who has, is suspected of having, or has died from a reportable disease is required to report.
  • Any person in charge of any institution, school, child care facility, or camp is also required to report disease to MDH.

Updated Tuesday, 03-Jan-2017 13:46:30 CST