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OKFlu View: Influenza Activity Summary
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The purpose of the influenza statistics page is to provide summaries of influenza information obtained from the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Acute Disease Service (ADS) influenza sentinel surveillance system and influenza test results from the OSDH Public Health Laboratory (PHL).

Note:  The 2014-2015 influenza season begins on the week ending October 4, 2014.  The OSDH will partner with healthcare providers and hospital laboratories throughout the flu season to conduct influenza and viral respiratory sentinel surveillance.  Beginning on October 9, 2014, OSDH will produce a weekly report, and updated influenza statistics will be posted each Thursday by 10:00 a.m.

Influenza-Associated Hospitalization Surveillance for 2014-2015 Season
Number of New Hospitalizations and/or Deaths Reported with Testing between October 5 - October 14, 2014 Cumulative Hospitalizations and/or Deaths Since September 28, 2014 Cumulative Deaths
Since September 28, 2014
0 0 0

 

Sentinel Surveillance Summary for October 5 through October 11, 2014

  • The percentage of outpatient visits statewide meeting the criteria for ILI1 was 8.0% (303/3,789). The %ILI was significantly impacted by one large sentinel provider.  None of the rapid influenza testing has been positive.
  • None of the 173 rapid influenza tests performed by sentinel laboratories were positive. 
  • None of the 8 respiratory specimens tested for influenza by PCR at the OSDH Public Health Laboratory were positive.
  • 0.8% (1/121) of RSV tests performed by sentinel laboratories was positive.  
1Influenza-like illness is defined as having a fever (>100°F) combined with a cough and/or a sore throat.

National Information:

Weekly National Statistics (CDC)
Flu Activity Level Criteria (CDC)

United States Influenza Activity Map
 

Weekly Percent of Influenza-like Illness Based on Total Patient Visits to Sentinel Clinicians

Weekly Percent Positive Influenza Testing Graph 2011-2014

Weekly Sentinel Lab Number, Type, and Percent Positive Influenza Testing Graph 2013-2014

Weekly Influenza Viral Testing Graph

Weekly Viral Respiratory Testing Table

Weekly Percent Positive RSV Testing Graph 2011-2014


 

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