Reporting Shigellosis (Shigella spp.)
Shigellosis (Shigella spp.) must be reported to MDH within one working day.
- Foodborne Disease Reporting Form
The Foodborne Disease Reporting Form can be used to report this disease.
Any reportable infectious disease may be reported by phone to 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414.
For Shigellosis, submission of clinical materials (isolate, if available) to MDH is required by rule.
- Clinical Materials
Clinical materials must be submitted according to these guidelines.
- Foodborne Illness Hotline
MDH's foodborne illness hotline may be used by anyone to report a suspected case of foodborne illness.
Your call to the hotline helps us identify foodborne illness outbreaks in Minnesota and will help prevent the spread of illness to others.
MDH comprehensive Shigellosis resource page.