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Notice to Readers Revision of Tables I, II, and III (Notifiable Diseases)

Beginning with this issue, the following changes, recommended by the Conference of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, have been made in the notifiable diseases reportable to CDC:

  1. Toxic-shock syndrome has been added to Table I and to the

third page of Table III.

2. Brucellosis has been moved to Table II (Notifiable diseases of low frequency).

3. The listing for botulism in Table II now includes foodborne, infant, and other botulism.

4. Measles cases are identified either as indigenous or imported in Table I and on the second page of Table III.

5. Chickenpox has been reinstated for annual reporting. 6. Only the cumulative (year-to-date) totals will be printed in Table III for malaria, meningococcal infections, typhoid fever, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

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