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2005-2006 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information

2005-2006 Season Summary

Influenza Surveillance Report for MMWR Week 46

The flu activity level for CDC week 46 ending November 19, 2005 is sporadic. Activity has remained the same from the previous week.

Limited influenza activity was reported in all Health Service Regions for week 46. Four HSRs (1, 7, 8, and 11) report an increased level of activity over the previous week. For a map of Health Service Regions, please visit the following website:

Texas Health Service Regions Map

Three new specimens have been confirmed by the DSHS lab to be influenza A. Two were from 13 year- olds residing in Dallas. One of those isolates has been subtyped and found to be A/H3N2. The other Dallas isolate is still in the process of being subtyped. The third isolate was from a 23 year-old residing in San Antonio and was also shown to be A/H3N2.

Data from the Sentinel Provider Surveillance Network (SPSN) indicates only a slight increase in influenza-like illness (ILI) from the previous week (Week 45).

PERCENTAGE OF VISITS FOR INFLUENZA-LIKE-ILLNESS REPORTED BY SENTINEL PROVIDERS IN TEXAS
as of 11/22/2005 3:47:38 PM
Week # Reporting Age 0-4 Age 5-24 Age 25-64 Age over 64 Total ILI Total Patients % ILI
2005-40 31 49 82 49 2 182 12923 1.40
2005-41 26 55 96 48 4 203 10581 1.91
2005-42 26 67 87 62 4 220 12594 1.74
2005-43 26 67 101 60 2 230 12356 1.86
2005-44 24 72 125 37 5 239 10065 2.37
2005-45 31 68 123 92 13 296 9849 3.00
2005-46 28 95 128 112 15 350 11440 3.05

No school closures or institutional outbreaks have been reported.

For more information on flu surveillance activities in the State of Texas, please visit the following website:

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/IDCU/disease/influenza/surveillance/Surveillance.aspx

Statewide Influenza Activity For the Week Ending November 19, 2005 (MMWR Week 46)

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2005-2006 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information - Flu Reports

For the week ending: 
10/15/05, 10/22/05, 10/29/05, 11/05/05, 11/12/05, 11/26/05, 12/10/05, 12/17/05, 12/24/05, 01/07/06, 01/14/06, 01/21/06, 01/28/06, 02/04/06, 02/11/06, 02/18/06, 02/25/06, 03/04/06, 03/11/06, 03/18/06, 03/26/06, 04/01/06, 04/08/06, 04/15/06, 04/22/06, 04/29/06, 05/12/06, 05/19/06, 05/20/06

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