Definitions for "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention"
The federal organization concerned with the prevention and control of communicable diseases. The CDC conducts extensive research and provides information about public health topics.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agency with the mission to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. CDC operates 11 Centers including the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention. CDC assesses the status and characteristics of the HIV epidemic and conducts epidemiologic, laboratory, and surveillance investigations. Internet address:
An agency within the Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services.(