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Tuberculosis Reporting

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Active tuberculosis (TB) disease is a Category I reportable condition in Wisconsin. For both pulmonary and extrapulmonary cases:

  • Report to the patient's local public health officer immediately by phone or fax upon recognition of a case or suspected case, and
  • Complete and mail or fax an Acute and Communicable Disease Case Report, F-44151 (PDF) or enter data into the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS) within 24 hours.

Latent TB infection is a Category II reportable condition in Wisconsin. The condition should be reported to the patient's local public health department within 72 hours upon recognition of a case or a suspected case:

For more information, please visit the Department of Health Services (DHS) Disease Reporting page.

DHS reporting resources

Active TB disease resources

Latent TB infection resources

Wisconsin Administrative Code

View Wisconsin administrative statues related to TB treatment, control, and screening.

Questions about TB? Contact Us!
Phone: 608-261-6319 ǀ Fax: 608-266-0049


Last revised December 19, 2023