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  • Louisiana 2013-14 Flu Season Weeks 44-28: 6 Total Pediatric Deaths

    http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/1591

    Week 44, ending Nov 2, 2013

    Influenza activity was sporadic in Louisiana during week 44.
    The top circulating respiratory viruses reported this week, other than influenza, are Rhino/Enterovirus, RSV, Parainfluenza, and Adenovirus.

    ILI visits are trending upward but are still below the regional baseline.

    PCR test results for weeks 43-44 are all 2009 H1N1

    http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1344.pdf
    The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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    Re: Louisiana 2013-2014 Influenza Season Wk 44

    Week 46, ending Nov 16

    Influenza activity remained stable in Louisiana during week 46 . The top circulating respiratory viruses reported this week, other than influenza, are Rhino/Enterovirus, RSV, Parainfluenza 1, and Adenovirus.

    ILI visits appear to be at the regional baseline.

    Rapid tests and PCR results for this week: all 2009 H1N1

    http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1346.pdf
    The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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    • #3
      Re: Louisiana 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-47

      Week 47, ending Nov 23

      Influenza activity remained stable in Louisiana during week 47. The top circulating respiratory viruses reported this week, other than influenza, are Rhino/Enterovirus, RSV, and Adenovirus.

      Influenza PCR Subtyping Results:
      Since week 43, all positives have been A 2009 H1N1

      http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1347.pdf
      The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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      • #4
        Re: Louisiana 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-48

        Week 48, ending Nov 30

        Influenza activity increased in Louisiana during week 48.

        The top circulating respiratory viruses reported this week, other than influenza, are Rhino/Enterovirus, RSV, and Adenovirus.

        Percent ILI per Total Visits is above the baseline.

        Influenza PCR Subtyping Results for Week 48: all are 2009 H1N1

        http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1348.pdf
        The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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        • #5
          Re: Louisiana 2013-14 Influenza Season Wks 44-49

          Week 49, ending Dec 7

          Influenza activity continued to increase in Louisiana during week 49. The top
          circulating respiratory viruses reported this week, other than influenza, are
          Rhino/Enterovirus, RSV, and Adenovirus.

          Percent of ILI is above the regional baseline.

          PCR subtyping for this week: all were 2009 H1N1

          http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1349.pdf
          The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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          • #6
            Re: Louisiana 2013-14 Influenza Season Week 50

            Influenza Surveillance Report

            Week 50: 12/8/13 - 12/14/13

            Influenza activity continued to increase in Louisiana during week 50. The top circulating respiratory viruses reported this week, other than influenza, are Rhino/Enterovirus, RSV, and Adenovirus.

            Influenza PCR Subtyping Results From the State Public Health Laboratory and Private Labs performing subtyping
            100% A 2009 H1N1

            Percent ILI per Total Visits
            5%

            Full report:
            http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1350.pdf
            "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
            -Nelson Mandela

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            • #7
              Re: Louisiana 2013-14 Influenza Season Weeks 44-51

              Week 51, ending Dec 21

              Influenza activity remained elevated in Louisiana during week 51.
              The top circulating respiratory viruses reported this week, other than influenza, are Rhino/Enterovirus, RSV, and Adenovirus.

              ILI percent dropped slightly this week.

              All specimen testing this week has been positive for Influenza A and 2009 H1N1.

              http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1351.pdf
              The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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              • #8
                Re: Louisiana 2013-14 Influenza Season Weeks 44-52

                Week 52, ending Dec 28

                Influenza activity increased in Louisiana during week 52.

                The top circulatingrespiratory viruses reported this week, other than influenza, are Rhino/Enterovirus, RSV, and Adenovirus.

                Virologic Surveillance for wk 52:
                Rapid tests: 500, all positive for Influenza A
                PCR: 100% 2009 H1N1

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                http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1352.pdf
                The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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                • #9
                  Re: Louisiana 2013-14 Flu Season Weeks 44-02 = 1 New Pediatric Death, 1 Total

                  Week 02, ending Jan 11

                  Louisiana gives no death or hospitalization numbers; the one pediatric death is per MMWR/CDC report week 02.

                  ILI has dropped slightly 2 weeks in a row; now down to ~7.5%

                  http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1402.pdf
                  The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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                  • #10
                    Re: Louisiana 2013-14 Flu Season Weeks 44-04: 1 New Pediatric Death, 2 Total

                    Wk 04, ending Jan 25

                    1 new pediatric death in wk 4 was reported by the CDC.

                    Influenza activity decreased in Louisiana this week but remains well above baseline. The top circulating respiratory viruses reported this week, other than influenza, are Rhino/Enterovirus and Coronaviruses.

                    For the first time since wk 42, flu B is being reported in the PCR results.

                    http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1404.pdf
                    The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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                    • #11
                      Re: Louisiana 2013-14 Flu Season Weeks 44-14: 0 New Pediatric Deaths, 5 Total

                      Wk 14, ending Apr 5

                      The 2 additional pediatric deaths were reported by the CDC in week 6, ending Feb 8.

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                      http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/assets/...ummary1414.pdf
                      The salvage of human life ought to be placed above barter and exchange ~ Louis Harris, 1918

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