Identification

Name

National Enterovirus Surveillance System

Short name

NESS

Status

Unknown

Category

Data Source

People
(1) Wanda Hall, WBHall@cdc.gov
Organizations
(1) Division of Viral Diseases (CDC) (DVD)
Update frequency

Monthly

Created

2014-06-09 14:24:05+00:00

Modified

2016-03-31 23:28:55.029175+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

National Enterovirus Surveillance System (NESS) is a passive, voluntary, laboratory-based system that collects basic data on specimens in the United States that are positive for enterovirus or human parechovirus, including serotype. NESS has been collecting data since the 1960s.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early detection
Year start

1967

URL http://www.cdc.gov/non-polio-enterovirus/outbreaks-surveillance.html

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Geography

No

Diseases
(1) Meningitis
(2) Non-polio enterovirus

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records
(2) Official Reports