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    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
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2012 Influenza Surveillance Workshop

 DSHS Influenza Surveillance Workshop

Texas Department of State Health Services

Holiday Inn Austin Midtown

6000 Middle Fiskville Road 

July 10th and 11th, 2012

Agenda & Presentations 


Tuesday, July 10th


Influenza Surveillance 101

(for people new to flu surveillance and those wanting a refresher on the basics)

    Handout  (PDF 372KB)

Carol Davis

Welcome & Introductions

Carol Davis

Recap of the 2011-2012 Season

    Handout (PDF 382 KB)


Carol Davis

Influenza Incidence Surveillance Project

    Handout (PDF KB)

Carol Davis

Laboratory Update

Container Preparation  (PDF 899 KB)

    Handout  (PDF 398 KB)                

Influenza Testing in Viral Isolation Lab

    Handout (PDF 299 KB)

LRNS and Influenza Surveillance

    Handout  (PDF 298 KB)

Lab Q & A


Bob Russin


Martha Thompson, MPH


Rahsaan Drumgoole



Lunch (on your own)


Respiratory Virus Testing at S&W

Bob Fader, Ph.D. D(ABMM)

ILINet Overview and Recruiting

    Handout (PDF 396 KB)

Carol Davis

Surveillance Evaluation in One Large Hospital –  2009 Pandemic

Russ Jones, MPH



School-Based Influenza Surveillance Reporting

    Handout (PDF 690 KB)

Diana Martinez, MPH, PhD

Influenza Vaccine Updates

    Handout (PDF 377 KB)

Tony Aragon

What’s Anticipated for 2011-2012 & Reporting

    Handout (PDF 221 KB)

Carol Davis

Wrap Up

Carol Davis


Wednesday, July 11



Carol Davis

Flu Outbreak Overview

    Handout  (PDF 244 KB)

Carol Davis

Outbreak Discussion Panel

  • LHD
  • DADs
  • DSHS Lab


Heather Cooks-Sinclair, MPH

Neil Pascoe, RN BSN CIC

Elizabeth Skelton, RN, BSN

Martha Thompson, MPH

Wrap up and Evaluation

Carol Davis


Last updated March 7, 2017