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    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616


Influenza Conference 2008: Enhancing Seasonal Influenza Surveillance


image1 Influenza
ICD-9 487; ICD-10 J10,11
Related Topics: Protecting Yourself During the Cold and Flu Season, Avian Flu, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Asthma and SARS

Influenza Conference

Enhancing Seasonal Influenza Surveillance

July 23/24, 2008
Texas Department of State Health Services Main Campus
K–100 Auditorium
1100 W. 49th St
Austin TX 78756
Day One July 23, 2008
9 AM
Opening Remarks and Introductions
Neil Pascoe, DSHS IDCU
Global and National Flu Surveillance Scott Epperson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Overview of Texas Flu Surveillance Lesley Bullion, DSHS IDCU
Sentinel Provider Surveillance Network Irene Brown, DSHS IDCU
Remarks from SPSN Participant Michael McShan, MD
Lunch &nbsp

Media Prep

Container Prep
 IATA and Shipping
 Specimen Acquisition
Rapid Testing and Viral Isolation

Specimen Collection

Miguel Garza/Martha Thompson
Robert Russin, DSHS Laboratory
Walter Douglas, DSHS Laboratory
Walter Douglas, DSHS Laboratory
Martha Thompson, DSHS Laboratory
Neil Pascoe, DSHS IDCU
Texas Surveillance in Detail
Who has the best data, how make the best use of available data and resources.
Advanced Practice Center Proposal Tabatha Powell, UNT/Tarrant County Public Health
Day Two July 24, 2008
9 AM
Follow–up from Day One
Neil Pascoe, DSHS IDCU
Laboratory Information Management System Todd Lasco, DSHS Laboratory
Laboratory Response Network and Surveillance Todd Lasco, DSHS Laboratory
Update on Influenza Vaccine Mark Ritter, DSHS Immunizations
Antiviral Neil Pascoe, DSHS IDCU
Feedback and Communications Lesley Bullion, DSHS IDCU
Special Projects and Funding Neil Pascoe, DSHS and Regions
Plans for Next Flu Season and Future Lesley Bullion and Neil Pascoe, DSHS IDCU

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 04, 2009

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