Reporting Meningococcal Disease (Neisseria meningitidis)
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.
- 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.
For meningococcal disease, submission of clinical materials (isolate, if available) to MDH is required by rule.
- Clinical Materials
Clinical materials must be submitted according to these guidelines.
- Meningococcal Disease
MDH comprehensive meningococcal disease (Neisseria meningitidis) resource page.
- 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.