Reporting Legionellosis (Legionella spp.)

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What to report
How to report
Who is required to report
Submitting clinical materials
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What to report

Legionellosis (Legionella spp.) must be reported to MDH within one working day.

  • Legionellosis includes Legionnaire‚Äôs Disease and Pontiac Fever.
  • Report all cases with positive Legionella spp. test results, including urine antigen, culture, paired serology, direct specimen DFA and direct specimen PCR.
  • Report Legionellosis within 24 hours of the first positive Legionella spp. test result

How to report Legionellosis

  • Legionellosis Case Report Form
    This form is used to report Legionellosis (Legionella spp.) to the Minnesota Department of Health.

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

  • When reporting on a Legionellosis Case Report Form, a Yellow Card (previously known as the "blue card") is not necessary.
    no yellow card

Who is required to report

Submitting clinical materials

For Legionellosis, submission of clinical materials (isolate, if available) to MDH is required by rule.

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Updated Friday, September 27, 2013 at 10:05AM