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2002 Surveillance Slides

Tuberculosis in the United States: National Surveillance System

Highlights from 2002


Slide 1 (title slide): Tuberculosis in the United 
        States: National Surveillance System, Highlights from 2002
Slide 1 (title slide): Tuberculosis in the United States: National Surveillance System, Highlights from 2002. This slide set was prepared by the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). It provides highlights from the data collected through the national TB surveillance system for 2002. Since 1953, through the cooperation of state and local health departments, CDC has collected information on the numbers of reported TB cases in the United States. The data presented here were primarily collected via the expanded TB case report introduced in 1993. Currently, each individual TB case report (Report of Verified Case of Tuberculosis, or RVCT) is submitted electronically via the Tuberculosis Information Management System (TIMS).

 


Released October 2008
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