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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).  As of October 9, 2014, OSDH began producing a weekly report, and updated influenza statistics are posted each Thursday by 10:00 a.m. during the 2014-2015 flu season.

Influenza-Associated Hospitalization Surveillance for 2014-2015 Season
Number of New Hospitalizations and/or Deaths Reported with Testing between October 22 - October 28, 2014 Cumulative Hospitalizations and/or Deaths Since September 28, 2014 Cumulative Deaths
Since September 28, 2014
0 1 0


Sentinel Surveillance Summary for October 19 through October 25, 2014

  • The percentage of outpatient visits statewide meeting the criteria for ILI1 was 1.1% (43/3,991).
  • Two (1.1%) of the 187 influenza tests performed by sentinel laboratories were positive for influenza.  One was rapid positive for influenza A, and one was PCR positive for influenza B 
  • None of the 15 respiratory specimens tested for influenza by PCR at the OSDH Public Health Laboratory were positive for influenza.
  • 2.7% (3/113) of RSV tests performed by sentinel laboratories were 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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