TITLE

Interim Within-Season Estimate of the Effectiveness of Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine -- Marshfield, Wisconsin, 2007-08 Influenza Season

AUTHOR(S)
Belongia, E.; Kieke, B.; Coleman, L.; Donahue, J.; Irving, S.; Meece, J.; Vandermause, M.; Shay, D.; Gargiullo, P.; Balish, A.; Foust, A.; Guo, L.; Lindstrom, S.; Xu, X.; Klimov, A.; Bresee, J.; Cox, N.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/18/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 15, p393
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study of the effectiveness of influenza vaccination in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Results showed that infuenza was detected by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) in 191 patients. The overall interim estimate of vaccine effectiveness (VE) was 44%. Charts are presented that show the number and percentage of patients with medically attended acute respiratory illness who were enrolled in the study and tested for influenza.
ACCESSION #
31805696

 

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