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Electronic Laboratory Data Submission to MDCH and the MDSS

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is now able to receive electronic laboratory reports (ELR) of communicable diseases that are required to be reported under Michigan's Public Health code by sending to the Michigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS).

For laboratories and facilities that are interested in sending ELR to the MDSS, please review our information and guides found at or contact MDSS Staff at 517-335-8165 or by emailing