Reporting Enteric Escherichia Coli Infection
E. coli O157:H7, other enterohemorrhagic E. coli, enteropathogenic E. coli, enteroinvasive E. coli, enterotoxigenic E. coli must be reported to MDH within one working day.
- Foodborne Disease Reporting Form
The Foodborne Disease Reporting Form can be used to report this disease.
Any reportable infectious disease may be reported by phone to 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414.
For enteric Escherichia coli infection, submission of clinical materials (isolate, if available) to MDH is required by rule.
- Clinical Materials
Clinical materials must be submitted according to these guidelines.
- Foodborne Illness Hotline
MDH's foodborne illness hotline may be used by anyone to report a suspected case of foodborne illness.
Your call to the hotline helps us identify foodborne illness outbreaks in Minnesota and will help prevent the spread of illness to others.
- Escherichia coli
O157:H7 Infection (E. coli O157)
and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)
MDH comprehensive E. coli O157:H7 and HUS resource page.
see also>> Reporting Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome