Information for Health Care Professionals about West Nile Virus
- West Nile Virus in the United States: Guidelines for Surveillance, Prevention, and Control
Guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for monitoring and mitigating WNV risk to humans.
- West Nile virus
Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about West Nile virus, including how to diagnose and treat West Nile virus disease.
Required Disease Reporting
- Reporting Arboviral Disease
West Nile virus is reportable as an "Arboviral disease." Healthcare providers and clinical laboratories are required to report cases to the Minnesota Department of Health.
MDH staff also are available to provide clinical consultation regarding testing and diagnosis of West Nile and other mosquito-transmitted diseases. Call 651-201-5414 for a clinical consultation.
see also>> Information for Health Care Professionals about Mosquitoborne Diseases
Resources, slides, reporting information and other clinical information for health professionals.