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Nationally Notifiable Diseases, United States
CDC compiles data on the occurrence of many, but not all, diseases found in the United States. These diseases are called nationally notifiable. Statistics are collected and compiled from reports to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS), which is operated by CDC in collaboration with the Council of State and Territorial EpidemiologistsExternal (CSTE). Because the dates of onset and dates of diagnosis for notifiable diseases may not always be reported, these surveillance data are presented by the week that they were reported to CDC by public health officials in state and territorial health departments. These data are published annually in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) as specific disease summaries or in an annual comprehensive Summary of Notifiable Diseases, United States.
The nationally notifiable parasitic diseases are: