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Reportable Conditions

December 2019 Reportable Disease List

Add-On Request for Mycobacteriology

Please use the “Add-on Test” request form for use when requesting additional testing on   Mycobacteria  spp. isolates. This updated version provides a little more clarity on the testing choices, including susceptibility testing for   Mycobacterium avium complex  (MAC) isolates. Please view and/or print the updated   Add-on Test form  and let us know if you have any questions. 800-821-7284. 

Candida auris Information

The Montana Public Health Laboratory, in conjunction with CDC’s Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory Network (ARLN), is set to detect resistant organisms that pose a public health threat and interested in receiving these isolates for further surveillance testing. This request includes all Candida species   other than  C. albicans from any source, especially invasive sites.

More information on resistant organisms of interest.

Wanted!! Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa  (CRPA) isolates

Guidance for Implementation of CRE and CRPA testing at the Montana Public Health Laboratory