Reporting Tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis)
- Pulmonary or extrapulmonary sites of disease, including laboratory confirmed or clinically diagnosed tuberculosis disease must be reported to MDH within one working day.
- Latent tuberculosis infection is not reportable.
By Phone or Fax
Tuberculosis preferably should be reported by phone at 651-201-5414 (or 877-676-5414). Tuberculosis reports also may be faxed to 651-201-5500. MDH requests that tuberculosis cases be reported by phone or fax (i.e., not by mail) to help ensure timely public health follow-up measures.
For tuberculosis, submission of clinical materials (isolate, if available) to MDH is required by rule.
- Clinical Materials
Clinical materials must be submitted according to these guidelines.
- Tuberculosis (TB)
MDH comprehensive tuberculosis resource page.