"Disease Notification" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Notification or reporting by a physician or other health care provider of the occurrence of specified contagious diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV infections to designated public health agencies. The United States system of reporting notifiable diseases evolved from the Quarantine Act of 1878, which authorized the US Public Health Service to collect morbidity data on cholera, smallpox, and yellow fever; each state in the US has its own list of notifiable diseases and depends largely on reporting by the individual health care provider. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
- Disease Notification
- Infectious Disease Reporting
- Disease Reporting, Infectious
- Disease Reportings, Infectious
- Infectious Disease Reportings
- Reporting, Infectious Disease
- Reportings, Infectious Disease
- Notification, Disease
- Disease Notifications
- Notifications, Disease
- Exposure Notification
- Exposure Notifications
- Notification, Exposure
- Notifications, Exposure
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