Supplier
CDC/NCHHSTP
Years Available
1953 to present
Periodicity
Annual
Mode of Collection
Surveillance data: active and passive data collection.
Description
The National Tuberculosis Surveillance System collects information on each newly reported case of tuberculosis (TB) disease in the United States. The program is a cooperative effort of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local health departments, who report cases of TB to CDC.
Population Covered
The U.S. population