Cheyenne, Wy – A Wyoming Department of Health spokeswoman says there have been no positive swine flu tests in Wyoming.Kim Deti says the state health lab in Cheyenne has
completed 22 tests as of Thursday. All of them turned up negative,
though some have been positive for other seasonal flu strains.
Deti says the state lab has received requests from local medical
offices to conduct tests of samples of potential flu cases. She
says she doesn't know how many total requests the lab has received,
but said it's fewer than 100.
In the coming days, the federal Centers for Disease Control will
hand off swine flu testing and confirmation to the state health
departments. The Wyoming Health Department expects to receive the
CDC's test-kit shipment soon.