Reporting Toxic Shock Syndrome - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Reporting Toxic Shock Syndrome

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What to report
How to report
Submitting clinical materials
Who is required to report
More about toxic shock syndrome

What to report

Toxic shock syndrome must be reported to MDH within one working day.

Case definitions

How to report toxic shock syndrome

Submitting clinical materials

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

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 toxic shock syndrome

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
    Technical information from the CDC on toxic shock syndrome. Attention: Non-MDH link

 

 

 

Updated Friday, 06-Jan-2017 09:55:33 CST