Pandemic influenza virus surveillance, Izu-Oshima Island, Japan

Tomoko Inamasu, Kouji Sudo, Shingo Kato, Hiroshi Deguchi, Manabu Ichikawa, Tadanori Shimizu, Tadami Maeda, Shuhei Fujimoto, Toru Takebayashi, Tomoya Saito

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Abstract

A population-based influenza surveillance study (using PCR virus subtyping) on Izu-Oshima Island, Japan, found that the cumulative incidence of influenza A(H1N1) pdm09 virus infections 2 seasons after the pandemic was high est for those 10-14 years of age (43.1%). No postpandemic A(H1N1)pdm09 case-patients had been infected with A(H1N1)pdm09 virus during the pandemic season.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1882-1885
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume18
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Nov 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Inamasu, T., Sudo, K., Kato, S., Deguchi, H., Ichikawa, M., Shimizu, T., Maeda, T., Fujimoto, S., Takebayashi, T., & Saito, T. (2012). Pandemic influenza virus surveillance, Izu-Oshima Island, Japan. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 18(11), 1882-1885. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid1811.111681