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2005-2006 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information

2005-2006 Season Summary

Influenza Surveillance Report for MMWR Week 47

The flu activity level for the week ending November 26, 2005 is sporadic. Activity has remained steady or possibly even declined slightly from the previous week.

Limited influenza activity was reported in all Health Service Regions for week 47. Only three HSRs (7, 8, and 9/10) 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

The DSHS lab received five respiratory specimens for influenza testing during week 47. To date, none have been positive.

Data from the Sentinel Provider Surveillance Network (SPSN) indicates only a slight increase in influenza-like illness (ILI) from the previous week (Week 46).

PERCENTAGE OF VISITS FOR INFLUENZA-LIKE-ILLNESS REPORTED BY SENTINEL PROVIDERS IN TEXAS
as of 12/2/2005 12:07:24 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 93 13 297 9849 3.01
2005-46 35 102 142 118 15 377 13220 2.85
2005-47 28 79 162 136 12 389 11034 3.52

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 26, 2005 (MMWR Week 47)


Statewide Influenza Activity

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, 11/19/05, 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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