Volume 1, Number 1—January 1995
Emerging Infections: Getting Ahead of the Curve
|1973||Rotavirus||Major cause of infantile diarrhea worldwide||19|
|1975||Parvovirus B19||Fifth disease; Aplastic crisis in chronic hemolytic anemia||20|
|1976||Cryptosporidium parvum||Acute enterocolitis||21|
|1977||Ebola virus||Ebola hemorrhagic feve||22|
|1977||Legionella pneumophila||Legionnaires' disease||23|
|1977||Hantaan virus||Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS)||24|
|1977||Campylobacter sp.||Enteric pathogens distributed globally||25|
|1980||Human T-cell lymphotropic virus-I (HTLV I)||T-cell lymphoma leukemia||26|
|1981||Staphylococcus toxin||Toxic shock syndrome associated with tampon use||27|
|1982||Escherichia coli O157:H7||Hemorrhagic colitis; hemolytic uremic syndrome||28|
|1982||HTLV II||Hairy cell leukemia||29|
|1982||Borrelia burgdorferi||Lyme disease||30|
|1983||Human immuno deficiency virus (HIV)||Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)||31|
|1983||Helicobacter pylori||Gastric ulcers||32|
|1988||Human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6)||Roseola subitum||33|
|1989||Ehrlichia chaffeensis||Human ehrlichiosis||34|
|1989||Hepatitis C||Parenterally transmitted non-A, non-B hepatitis||35|
|1991||Guanarito virus||Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever||36|
|1992||Vibrio cholerae O139||New strain associated with epidemic cholera||37|
|1992||Bartonella(= Rochalimaea) henselae||Cat-scratch disease; bacillary angiomatosis||38,39|
|1993||Hantavirus isolates||Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome||40|
|1994||Sabia virus||Brazilian hemorrhagic fever||41|
*Compiled by CDC staff. Dates of discovery are assigned on the basis of the year the isolation or identification of etiologic agents was reported.
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