Countywide : Notifiable Diseases Report

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

NUMBER OF CASES Current Previous Year to Date June Year to Year to % Change Disease 1990 Date Date 1989-90 Acquired immune deficiency 49 248 185 +34 syndrome (AIDS) Alzheimer's disease and 26 130 N/A -- related conditions Campylobacter 40 141 102 +38 Chlamydial infections 379 1,270 8* -- Lapse of consciousness 179 1,098 813 +35 (non-alcohol related) Giardiasis 41 236 235 ** Gonococcal infection 148 700 1,018 -31 Hepatitis A 24 171 267 -36 Hepatitis B 60 270 299 -10 Lead poisoning 55 133 97 +37 Measles (rubeola) 100 365 271 +35 Meningitis 22 97 84 +15 Non-specific urethritis 288 1,465 92* -- Rubella (German measles) 14 58 6 +867 Salmonellosis 37 136 100 +36 Shigellosis 31 99 145 -32 Syphilis 50 262 323 -19 Tuberculosis 14 120 136 -12 TOTAL NOTIFIABLE DISEASES*** 1,924 8,713 6,447 +35

* Includes June 1989 cases only

** Less than 1%

*** Includes diseases other than those shown above

Notifiable Disease Trend July '89: 1,337 Cases Nov '89: 1,940 Cases Feb '90: 1,082 Cases Jun '90: 1,924 Cases Source: Orange County Public Health Department, "Reported Cases of Specified Notifiable Diseases," for June, 1990.

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