Reporting Retrovirus Infections
What to report
Retrovirus infections must be reported to MDH within one working day.
How to report retrovirus infections
- Yellow Disease Report Card
This disease may be reported using the MDH "Yellow Card."
Any reportable infectious disease may be reported by phone to 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414.
Other reporting: partner notification
- STD/HIV Partner Services Program
Help for when partners need to be informed about STDs/HIV. The MDH STD/HIV Partner Services Program assists HIV or STD infected persons with notifying their partners about their potential exposure in a sensitive and private way.
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 retroviruses
- Other Retroviruses That May Cause Human Illness
MDH comprehensive retrovirus resource page.
see also>> Reporting HIV/AIDS