Tuberculosis Reporting

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:

 

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For more information, please visit the DHS Disease Reporting page.

Watch our webinar series Latent Tuberculosis Infection is a Reportable Condition in Wisconsin Webinar I (presented August 9, 2018) and Latent Tuberculosis Infection is a Reportable Condition in Wisconsin Webinar II (presented September 11, 2018) to learn about LTBI reporting and surveillance tips and updates.

 Department of Health Services Reporting Resources

Active TB Disease Resources:

Latent TB Infection Resources:

Wisconsin Administrative Codes:

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

Last Revised: October 7, 2021