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    Infectious Disease Control Unit
    Mail Code: 1960
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite T801
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 512 776 7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616


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Influenza Influenza
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ICD-9 487; ICD-10 J10,11
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2003 - 2004 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information

The flu activity level for Texas, week 41, 10/05/03 to 10/11/03, is: level 7, REGIONAL.

Per the CDC flu activity level definition, regional means that there is increased influenza-like illness being reported from more than or equal to 2 regions in Texas with lab confirmed influenza (rapid testing, antigen detection, culture, or PCR) in the affected regions.

There are 11 public health regions in Texas. Influenza has been identified in 5 of those regions. Influenza A has been identified in Bell, Brazos, Harris, Nolan, and Smith counties; and undifferentiated flu has been reported from Jefferson and Montgomery counties. So far, the influenza A is the H3 subtype. The strain identification is still pending.

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Texas Department of State Health Services - Infectious Disease Control Unit
1100 West 49th Street, Suite T801, Mail Code: 1960 PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
(512) 458-7676 - Fax: (512) 458-7616 - E-Mail

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Last updated May 19, 2010