ENTM Information for Health Professionals - Minnesota Dept. of Health

ENTM Information for Health Professionals:
Sentinel Surveillance and Reporting

On October 1, 2019, MDH initiated laboratory-based extrapulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria (ENTM) surveillance throughout the state of Minnesota. At this time, ENTM is reportable for all Minnesota residents by the laboratory that identifies the organism.

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What to report
How to report
Isolate submission and laboratory testing
Reporting: proposal and notification letters
More information and resources

What to report

  • All patients with ENTM infection who are Minnesota residents must be reported to MDH within one working day after the test result is finalized.
  • Identification of ENTM requires special laboratory equipment and techniques. All labs that have the capability to identify ENTM are required to report.

How to report

  • Phone
    Any reportable infectious disease may be reported by phone to 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414.

Isolate submission and laboratory testing

Reporting: proposal and notification letters

More information and resources

Updated Friday, 01-Nov-2019 11:09:16 CDT