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2005-2006 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information

2005-2006 Season Summary

Influenza Surveillance Report for MMWR Week 45

The flu activity level for CDC week 45 ending November 12, 2005 is sporadic. Activity has remained the same from the previous week.

Influenza activity was reported in Health Service Regions (HSRs) 2, 3, 4/5N, 7, 8, 9/10, and 11. HSR 1 still reports no flu activity. One region did not report. Four HSRs (2, 3, 7, and 8) 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

The DSHS lab has subtyped a total of three isolates for the 2005-2006 season. All three were A/H3N2.

Data from the Sentinel Provider Surveillance Network (SPSN) indicates approximately a 1% increase in influenza-like illness (ILI) from the previous week (Week 44).

PERCENTAGE OF VISITS FOR INFLUENZA-LIKE-ILLNESS REPORTED BY SENTINEL PROVIDERS IN TEXAS
as of 11/17/2005 4:17:27 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 26 68 104 87 12 271 8109 3.34

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 12, 2005 (MMWR Week 45)

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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, 11/19/05, 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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