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Emerging and Acute Infectious Diseases of Texas - Data

Infectious Disease Control

Infectious Disease* Data

Human Cases of Reportable Infectious (Non-Zoonotic) Diseases in Texas, 2005 to 2008
Disease 2005 2006 2007 2008
Amebiasis 135 204 434 336
Botulism, Infant 1 5 4 8
Botulism, Foodborne 0 0 3 0
Botulism, Wound 0 1 0 1
Botulism, Other 1 0 0 1
Campylobacteriosis 816 1,075 1,690 1,441
Chickenpox 8,336 11,768 10,061 7,839
Cholera 0 0 1 1
Contaminated Sharps Injury 1,858 1,461 1,454 1,652
Creutzfeldt-Jakob 15 10 14 18
Cryptosporidiosis 115 273 233 3,342
Cyclospora 1 1 2 6
Diphtheria 0 0 0 0
E-coli, O157:H7 37 78 NA NA
E-coli, Shiga Positive Non-O157 5 21 NA NA
E-coli, Shiga Positive Not Serogrouped 54 111 NA NA
Escherichia coli, Shiga Toxin-Producing (STEC) NA NA 210 332
Encephalitis, Nonarboviral NA NA 11 15
Haemophilus Influenzae Serotype b 8 11 14 11
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome 12 16 11 12
Hepatitis A 461 330 264 259
Hepatitis B, Acute 742 833 741 562
Hepatitis B, Perinatal (Age 24 months) 8 1 3 8
Hepatitis C, Acute 95 56 67 59
Hepatitis C, Chronic 36,266 NA NR NR
Hepatitis D 3 0 2 1
Hepatitis E 0 2 2 0
Hepatitis Non B, Acute NA NA NA NA
Hepatitis Unspecified, acute NA NA NA NA
Influenza, Pediatric Mortality NR NR 13 9
Legionnaire's 55 69 121 81
Listeriosis 39 41 64 37
Measles 3 0 7 0
Meningitis, Aseptic 1,878 1,740 2,126 1,747
Meningitis, Bacterial/Other 332 337 486  
Meningococcal Invasive 61 45 55 70
Mumps 25 58 21 20
Pertussis 2,224 954 1,051 2,046
Polio 0 0 0 0
Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis 1 0 2 1
Rubella 0 0 0 0
Rubella Congenital Syndrome 0 0 0 0
Salmonellosis 3,145 3,060 3,534 5,565
SARS 0 0 0 0
Shigellosis 3,100 2,065 2,358 4,665
Smallpox 0 0 0 0
Streptococcal, Group A (Strep) 241 302 281 426
Streptococcal, Group B (Strep) 340 464 433 583
Streptococcal Pneumoniae (Strep) 735 901 1,417 1,886
Streptococcal Disease, Invasive (Strep) NR NR NR NR
Tetanus 0 1 0 3
Typhoid Fever 30 17 22 32
Vancomycin Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) NR NR 3 2
Vancomycin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) 0 0 0 0
Vibrio Parahaemolyticus 11 11 15 12
Vibrio Vulnificus 17 22 26 17
Vibrio Other/Unspecified 25 21 19 28
Yersiniosis 12 13 10 14

* This table does not include zoonotic diseases, TB and HIV/STD.

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NR = Not reportable

Note: These data reflect only those cases reported to the Department of State Health Services. The actual incidence of these diseases in the state may be higher.

 

Last updated November 17, 2014