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2006-2007 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information

2006-2007 Season Summary

Influenza Surveillance Report for MMWR Week 9

The flu activity level for the week ending March 3, 2007 is “widespread”. This is the sixth consecutive week of the season that widespread activity has been reported. Widespread activity indicates that at least half of the regions are experiencing an increase in ILI and lab-confirmed (by culture) flu has been identified in those regions.

The DSHS laboratory isolated influenza in specimens collected during week 9 from the following counties:

A/H1A/H3B/MalaysiaB/Shanghai
Dallas Dallas Bexar Coryell
Duval Hansford Coleman  
El Paso Kerr Collin  
Hansford   Coryell  
Jim Wells   Dallas  
McLennan   McLennan  
Moore   Nacogdoches  
Nueces   Refugio  
Ochiltree   Smith  
Travis      

In addition, Scott and White Laboratory reported culture confirmed influenza A from Angelina, Bell, Brazos, McLennan, Milam and Williamson Counties and culture confirmed influenza B from Bell, Burleson, Hill, and McLennan Counties.

During week 9, one school closure was reported in Wood County due to high absenteeism rates most likely associated with flu.
Weekly Influenza Activity Estimates Reported
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Seventy-one sentinel providers reported influenza-like illness (ILI) for week 9. Of all patient visits during this week, 6.86% were due to ILI. This is the first week in 5 weeks that the percentage of ILI has decreased from the previous week. The baseline for Texas is 3.71%. The baseline is the mean percentage of patient visits for ILI during non-influenza weeks for the previous three seasons plus two standard deviations.

Percentage of Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) Reported by Sentinel Providers in Texas as of 2/26/07
Week# ReportingAge 0-4Age 5-24Age 25-64Age over 64Total ILITotal Patients% ILI
2006-40 61 71 120 65 9 265 15479 1.71
2006-41 59 104 126 93 14 337 16457 2.04
2006-42 77 250 187 154 44 635 25223 2.51
2006-43 77 219 188 153 20 580 23296 2.48
2006-44 72 235 254 164 39 692 22504 3.07
2006-45 71 356 249 182 42 829 22660 3.65
2006-46 71 495 312 228 62 1097 24033 4.56
2006-47 76 450 277 237 95 1009 19958 5.05
2006-48 78 442 275 302 70 1089 24495 4.44
2006-49 84 374 325 283 96 1078 24229 4.44
2006-50 72 387 381 252 80 1100 22227 4.94
2006-51 67 349 259 187 50 845 17402 4.85
2006-52 63 460 199 264 104 1027 16039 6.40
2007-01 86 343 221 284 84 932 20681 4.50
2007-02 72 329 244 284 84 941 21819 4.31
2007-03 70 242 223 128 19 612 15461 3.95
2007-04 80 518 475 283 106 1382 24696 5.59
2007-05 82 557 578 377 62 1574 25804 6.09
2007-06 74 474 746 431 43 1694 26560 6.37
2007-07 74 474 746 462 71 1956 25167 7.77
2007-08 71 602 814 523 151 2090 27345 8.15
2007-09 71 520 624 472 131 1747 25450 6.86

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Percentage of Visits Due to Influenza-Like Illness
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Influenza in Texas Map

*Influenza activity level corresponds to current MMWR week only and does not reflect previous weeks' activity.

2006-2007 Texas Influenza Surveillance Information - Flu Reports

For the week ending: 
10/07/06, 10/14/06, 10/21/06, 10/28/06, 11/04/06, 11/11/06, 11/18/06, 12/02/06, 12/09/06, 12/16/06, 12/23/06, 12/30/06
01/06/07, 01/13/07, 01/20/07, 01/27/07, 02/10/07, 02/17/07, 02/24/07, 03/10/07, 03/17/07, 03/24/07, 03/31/07, 04/07/07,
04/14/07, 05/05/07

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Last updated October 5, 2021