Ten leading nationally notifiable infectious diseases--United States, 1995

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1996 Oct 18;45(41):883-4.

Abstract

The National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) is a national passive surveillance system comprising 52 infectious diseases designated by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists as reportable to CDC. This report is based on the Summary of Notifiable Diseases for 1995 and presents the most commonly reported nationally notifiable diseases for 1995. During 1995, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) predominated and were reported among all age groups.

MeSH terms

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / epidemiology
  • Chlamydia Infections / epidemiology
  • Communicable Diseases / epidemiology*
  • Disease Notification* / statistics & numerical data
  • Dysentery, Bacillary / epidemiology
  • Gonorrhea / epidemiology
  • Hepatitis A / epidemiology
  • Hepatitis B / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Lyme Disease / epidemiology
  • Salmonella Infections / epidemiology
  • Syphilis / epidemiology
  • Tuberculosis / epidemiology
  • United States / epidemiology