Reporting Meningococcal Disease (Neisseria meningitidis)

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What to report
How to report
Who is required to report
Submitting clinical materials
More about meningococcal disease

What to report

All invasive meningococcal disease (Neisseria meningitidis) must be reported to MDH immediately 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Isolates are considered to be from invasive disease if they are isolated from normally sterile sites.

How to report meningococcal disease

  • Call 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414 immediately to report meningococcal disease.

  • 24-7 Phone Reporting
    This disease must be reported immediately by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Who is required to report

Submitting clinical materials

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

More about meningococcal disease

Reporting form

  • ABCs Case Report Form
    AFTER a case or suspect case of meningococcal disease is reported to MDH, more detailed information on the case should be submitted using this form.

 

 

 

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