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Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a serious disease that affects the kidneys and blood clotting system. It is a rare disease but is more common in children, especially those less than five years of age, than in adults.

General information

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome fact sheet - Hmong - Spanish
Shiga toxin-producing E. coli

Information for health professionals

This is a Wisconsin disease surveillance category II disease: 
Report to the patient's local public health department electronically, through the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS), by mail or fax using an Acute and Communicable Disease case report F-44151 or by other means within 72 hours upon recognition of a case.
Information on communicable disease reporting

Wisconsin case reporting and public health follow-up guidelines: E. coli O157:H7 and other Shiga toxin-producing E. coli  EpiNet  

Wisconsin case reporting and public health follow-up guidelines: Hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS)  EpiNet
Wisconsin routine Enteric Follow-up Worksheet  

Contacts

Wisconsin Local Health Departments - Regional offices - Tribal agencies

Last Revised: March 04, 2014