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    Infectious Disease Prevention Section
    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

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2013 Influenza Surveillance Workshop


DSHS Influenza Surveillance Workshop
Texas Department of State Health Services
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Road
July 16th and 17th, 2013

Tuesday, July 16th

Welcome & Introductions

Carol Davis

Review of the 2012-2013 Influenza Season

Lesley Brannan

Laboratory Specimen Collection,
Submission, and Testing with Q&A

Carol Davis
Lesley Brannan
Martha Thompson


Monitoring Changes in Influenza Viruses
             at the National Level

Wendy Sessions

Overview of Right Size Virologic Surveillance

Carol Davis


Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness

Manjusha Gaglani

Conducting Respiratory Outbreak Investigations

Heather Cooks-Sinclair



Robert Russin

Integrating Syndromic Surveillance Data
      into Influenza Surveillance

Kristin McElroy

Evaluation of an Online School Surveillance System

Anthony Eshofonie

Influenza-Associated Pediatric Death Investigations

Lesley Brannan

Daily Wrap Up


Day 2: Wednesday, July 17


Tools for Influenza Investigations
       and Outbreak Response

Carol Davis

Influenza Scenarios: Applying Skills and Tools

Carol Davis

Novel and Variant Influenza

Carol Davis


Influenza Incidence Surveillance Project:
         The Texas Experience

Lesley Brannan

Novel Coronavirus

Carol Davis

Summer Update and
What’s Anticipated for the 2013-2014 Influenza Season

Lesley Brannan

Workshop Wrap up and Evaluations


Last updated March 7, 2017