DoD Global, Laboratory-Based, Influenza Surveillance Program, End-of-Year Report, 2014-2015
SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE WRIGHT- PATTERSON AFB OH PREVENTIVE MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH DEPT
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This is the cumulative report for specimens tested at USAFSAM during the 2014-2015 influenza season 28 September 2014 to 3 October 2015. During this period, results were finalized for 6,233 specimens from 89 locations. There were 2,058 specimens positive for influenza four AH1N1pdm09, 1,792 AH3N2, 34 BVictoria, 83 BYamagata, 139 Bunknown lineage, and six influenza coinfections. Differences between specimens collected and tested are due to specimens sent for sequencing only andor specimens not tested for various reasons. Of 6,233 influenza-like illness ILI cases, 2,403 are service members 38.6, 2,395 are children 38.4, 953 15.3 are spouses, and 482 7.7 are retirees and other beneficiaries. There are no unknown beneficiary types. The median age of ILI cases with known age n6,222 is 23.0 range 0, 95 and 2,397 38.5 of these specimens are from ILI cases less than 18 years of age.
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