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    Infectious Disease Prevention Section
    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616


VISA/VRSA Reporting

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Immediately report isolates of Vancomycin Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus VISA) and 
resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) by calling (800) 252-8239 or faxing (512) 776-7616.

Isolates of VISA and VRSA shall be submitted to:

Texas Department of State Health Services
Laboratory Services Section
1100 West 49th Street
Austin, Texas 78756-3199

All reports of VISA and VRSA shall include patient name, date of birth or age, sex, city of submitter, anatomic site of culture, date of culture, and minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) if available.

Last updated March 4, 2021