Identification

Name

Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Program annual reports

Short name

VHSP

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Update frequency

Yearly

Created

2014-07-08 21:39:44+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 18:40:36.878506+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Program compiles clinical, serologic, and epidemiologic data on cases of hepatitis A, B, and C. The system is used to monitor the effectiveness of prevention and control programs for these diseases.

Goals
(1) Early warning
(2) Situational awareness
Year start

1966

URL http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/Statistics/index.htm
URL (alternate) http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/statistics/surveillanceguidelines.htm
Related system
(1) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Geography

No

Diseases
(1) Hepatitis A
(2) Hepatitis B
(3) Hepatitis C
(4) Hepatitis D
(5) Hepatitis E

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records
(3) Laboratory Records