Reporting Haemophilus influenzae Disease
What to report
All invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease must be reported to MDH within one working day.
- Isolates are considered to be from invasive disease if they are isolated from normally sterile sites.
- CDC: Haemophilus influenzae Case Definitions
Case definition from CDC's National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS) for Haemophilus influenzae.
How to report Haemophilus influenzae
- ABCs Case Report Form
The ABCs Case Report 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.
Other reporting, HiNSES:
- Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) Neonatal Sepsis Expanded Surveillance (HiNSES)
Expanded surveillance for Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) Neonatal Sepsis among neonatal, pregnant and post-partum patients.
Submitting clinical materials
For Haemophilus influenzae, submission of clinical materials (isolate, if available) to MDH is required by rule.
- Clinical Materials
Clinical materials must be submitted according to these guidelines.
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.