Reporting Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
What to report
Hemolytic uremic syndrome must be reported to MDH immediately 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome Case Definitions, CDC
Case definition from CDC's National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Hemolytic uremic syndrome.
How to report Hemolytic uremic syndrome
- Call 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414 immediately to report Hemolytic uremic syndrome.
24-7 Phone Reporting
This disease must be reported immediately by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Other reporting: reporting suspected foodborne and waterborne illness
- Foodborne and Waterborne Illness Hotline
MDH's foodborne and waterborne illness hotline may be used by anyone to report a suspected case of foodborne or waterborne illness.
Your call to the hotline helps us identify foodborne and waterborne illness outbreaks in Minnesota and will help prevent the spread of illness to others.
Submitting clinical materials
For Hemolytic uremic syndrome, submission of clinical materials (isolate, if available) to MDH is required by rule.
- Clinical Materials
Clinical materials must be submitted according to these guidelines.
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.
More about Hemolytic uremic syndrome
- 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 Enteric Escherichia Coli Infection