(mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome)
Kawasaki syndrome is a fever causing illness in children. The cause of Kawasaki syndrome is unknown. Approximately 15 cases a year are reported in Wisconsin.
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 (Word) 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: