- Joseph Bresee, MD, Chief, Epidemiology and Prevention Branch
- Influenza Division, NCIRD, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention
- For Official Use Only
- Internal Use Only
- Sensitive But Unclassified
- July15, 2009
Increased swine influenza detection in humans 2005-9
Triple-Reassortant Swine Influenza A (H1) in Humans in the United States, 2005–2009
Shinde, et al.
N Engl J Med. 2009 Jun 18;360(25):2616-25
• January 2007 –“Novel influenza A” made a Nationally Notifiable Disease but CSTE –part of pandemic preparedness efforts
• RT-PCR for influenza capabilities developed by public health labs in U.S.
• Increasing numbers of swine influenza infections in humans being detected from improved surveillance
• Increasing efforts at states, CDC, and USDA to investigate human cases of swine influenza