Accession Number:

AD1047961

Title:

Respiratory Highlights, 2016 - 2017 Influenza Season (2 October 2016 - 31 September 2017)

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Oct 2016,30 Sep 2017

Corporate Author:

USAFSAM/PHR Wright-Patterson AFB United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2018-02-21

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

During the 2016-2017 influenza season 2 October 2016 - 30 September 2017, results were finalized for 5,555 specimens from 84 locations. There were 1,833 specimens positive for influenza 29 AH1N1pdm09, 1,352 AH3N2, one influenza Anot subtyped, 443 B, four dual influenza coinfections, and four influenza coinfections with other respiratory pathogens. These results and other respiratory pathogens that were identified can be found in Table 2 on pages 4 and 5. During the 2016-2017 influenza season, influenza AH3N2 was the predominant strain. Influenza activity peaked at Weeks 7 and 8 and the influenza percent positive for the season was 33 percent. This is the cumulative report for specimens tested at USAFSAM during the 2016-2017 influenza season.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE