Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

Notifiable Diseases Report

December 28, 1989|Clipboard researched by Susan Davis Greene and Janice L. Jones / Los Angeles Times; Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times

Each week the Orange County Public Health Department reports to the state the incidence of various diseases in the county. The following table details a selection of these afflictions for October, the most recent month for which information is available:

October Disease 1989 (AIDS) Acquired Immune 30 Deficiency Syndrome Aeromonas 12 Alzheimer's disease and 34 related conditions Amebiasis 11 Campylobacter 18 Chlamydial infections 155 Lapse of consciousness 111 (non-alcohol related) Giardiasis 19 Gonococcal infection 155 Hepatitis A 39 Hepatitis B 26 Lead poisoning 10 Measles (rubeola) 22 Meningitis 13 Non-specific urethritis 170 Salmonellosis 51 Shigellosis 46 Syphilis 32 Tuberculosis 16 TOTAL NOTIFIABLE CASES 1,280

NUMBER OF CASES Current Previous Disease Year to Date Year to Date (AIDS) Acquired Immune 285 223 Deficiency Syndrome Aeromonas 87 67 Alzheimer's disease and 94 N/A related conditions Amebiasis 80 62 Campylobacter 214 244 Chlamydial infections 593 N/A Lapse of consciousness 1,416 1,360 (non-alcohol related) Giardiasis 411 360 Gonococcal infection 1,735 2,323 Hepatitis A 402 321 Hepatitis B 498 274 Lead poisoning 160 401 Measles (rubeola) 374 71 Meningitis 184 167 Non-specific urethritis 888 N/A Salmonellosis 233 293 Shigellosis 277 356 Syphilis 485 1,033 Tuberculosis 208 193 TOTAL NOTIFIABLE CASES 13,883 15,120

Year to Date % Disease Change, '88-'89 (AIDS) Acquired Immune +28 Deficiency Syndrome Aeromonas +30 Alzheimer's disease and -- related conditions Amebiasis +29 Campylobacter -12 Chlamydial infections -- Lapse of consciousness +4 (non-alcohol related) Giardiasis +14 Gonococcal infection -25 Hepatitis A +25 Hepatitis B +82 Lead poisoning -60 Measles (rubeola) +424 Meningitis +10 Non-specific urethritis -- Salmonellosis -20 Shigellosis -22 Syphilis -53 Tuberculosis +8 TOTAL NOTIFIABLE CASES -9

Sources: Orange County Public Health Department, "Reported Cases of Specified Notifiable Diseases," for November, 1988.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|