Sakai-Tagawa Y, Yamayoshi S, Kawaoka Y. Sensitivity of Commercially Available Influenza Rapid Diagnostic Tests in the 2018-2019 Influenza Season. Front Microbiol. 2019 Oct 11;10:2342.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 7, 2019 from Front Microbiol. 2019 Oct 11;10:2342. (via https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2019.0234)
Epidemics of seasonal influenza caused by H1N1pdm09, H3N2, and type B viruses occur throughout the world. Sporadic human H5 and H7N9 virus infections are also reported in particular regions. To treat influenza ...
Uyeki TM, Peiris M. Novel Avian Influenza A Virus Infections of Humans. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2019 Dec;33(4):907-932.. Abstract
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A high index of suspicion and early diagnosis of avian influenza A virus infection is essential reduce transmission risk. Clinical suspicion relies on eliciting a history of recent exposure to poultry ...
Leonenko V, Bobashev G. Analyzing influenza outbreaks in Russia using an age-structured dynamic transmission model. Epidemics. 2019 Jul 22:100358.. Abstract
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In this study, we addressed the ability of a minimalistic SEIR model to satisfactorily describe influenza outbreak dynamics in Russian settings. For that purpose, we calibrated an age-specific influenza ...
Kang YM, Cho HK, Kim HM, Lee MH, To TL, Kang HM. Protective efficacy of vaccines of the Korea national antigen bank against the homologous H5Nx clade 188.8.131.52 and clade 184.108.40.206 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Vaccine. 2019 Oct 25. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 3, 2019 from Vaccine. 2019 Oct 25 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31669062)
The occurrence of severe outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Korea led to establishment of a national antigen bank for emergency preparedness. Here, we developed five vaccines for this bank ...
Ivan FX, et al. Molecular insights into evolution, mutations and receptor-binding specificity of influenza A and B viruses from outpatients and hospitalized patients in Singapore. Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 25. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: This study compared the genomes of influenza viruses that caused mild infections among outpatients and severe infections among hospitalized patients in Singapore, and characterized their molecular ...
Escuyer KL, E Fuschino M, St George K. New York State Emergency Preparedness and Response to Influenza Pandemics 1918-2018. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 30;4(4).. Abstract
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Emergency health preparedness and response efforts are a necessity in order to safeguard the public against major events, such as influenza pandemics. Since posting warnings of the epidemic influenza in ...
Paget J, et al. Global mortality associated with seasonal influenza epidemics: New burden estimates and predictors from the GLaMOR Project. J Glob Health. 2019 Dec;9(2):020421.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 3, 2019 from J Glob Health. 2019 Dec;9(2):020421. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31673337)
Background: Until recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated the annual mortality burden of influenza to be 250?000 to 500?000 all-cause deaths globally; however, a 2017 study indicated a ...
He G, Yang P, Yan Q, Xiong C. Debate on the compositions of influenza B in northern hemisphere seasonal influenza vaccines. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Oct 28;8:16. Abstract
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Background: Annual influenza vaccination is the most effective way to prevent influenza. Influenza vaccines have traditionally included the hemagglutinins (HA) and neuraminidases (NA) from the two A viruses ...
Kwon JH, et al. Domestic ducks play a major role in the maintenance and spread of H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in South Korea. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019 Nov 1. Abstract
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The H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIV) belonging to clade 220.127.116.11 spread from Eastern China to Korea in 2014 and caused outbreaks in domestic poultry until 2016. To understand how H5N8 ...
Silveira S, et al. Serosurvey for Influenza D Virus Exposure in Cattle, United States, 2014-2015. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Nov;25(11):2074-2080.. Abstract
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Influenza D virus has been detected predominantly in cattle from several countries. In the United States, regional and state seropositive rates for influenza D have previously been reported, but little ...
Jeong S, et al. Introduction of Avian Influenza A(H6N5) Virus into Asia from North America by Wild Birds. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Nov;25(11):2138-2140.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Oct, 21, 2019 from Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Nov;25(11):2138-2140. (via https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/25/11/19-0604_article)
An avian influenza A(H6N5) virus with all 8 segments of North American origin was isolated from wild bird feces in South Korea. Phylogenetic analysis suggests that this virus may have been introduced into ...
Venkatesan S, Nguyen-Van-Tam JS, Siebers PO. A novel framework for evaluating the impact of individual decision-making on public health outcomes and its potential application to study antiviral treatment collection during an influenza pandemic. PLoS One. 2019 Oct 17;14(10):e0223946. Abstract
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The importance of accounting for social and behavioural processes when studying public health emergencies has been well-recognised. For infectious disease outbreaks in particular, several methods of incorporating ...
Martinez L, et al. A Risk Classification Model to Predict Mortality Among Laboratory-Confirmed Avian Influenza A H7N9 Patients: A Population-Based Observational Cohort Study. J Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 17.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: Avian influenza A H7N9 (A/H7N9) is characterized by rapid progressive pneumonia and respiratory failure. Mortality among laboratory-confirmed cases is above 30%; however, the clinical course ...
van Aalst R, et al. Comparative effectiveness of high dose versus adjuvanted influenza vaccine: A retrospective cohort study. Vaccine. 2019 Oct 9.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: Adults 65?years and older (seniors) experience more complications following influenza infection than younger adults. We estimated the relative vaccine effectiveness (rVE) of a trivalent high ...
Sobolev I, et al. Novel reassortant of H1N1 swine influenza virus detected in pig population in Russia. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2019;8(1):1456-1464. Abstract
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Pigs play an important role in interspecies transmission of the influenza virus, particularly as "mixing vessels" for reassortment. Two influenza A/H1N1 virus strains, A/swine/Siberia/1sw/2016 and A/swine/Siberia/4sw/2017, ...
Nagant C, et al. Alteration of humoral, cellular and cytokine immune response to inactivated influenza vaccine in patients with Sickle Cell Disease. PLoS One. 2019 Oct 10;14(10):e0223991. Abstract
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INTRODUCTION: Patients suffering from Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) are at increased risk for complications due to influenza virus. Annual influenza vaccination is strongly recommended but few clinical studies ...
Fallah Mehrabadi MH, et al. Prevalence of Avian Influenza in Live Bird Markets, Bird Gardens, and Zoos in Iran in 2015: A Cross-sectional Study. Arch Razi Inst. 2019 Sep;74(3):243-250. Abstract
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Avian Influenza (AI) H9N2 is endemic in Iran; therefore, it is necessary to estimate the disease prevalence among birds in live bird markets (LBMs) and assess the risk spread across the country. Accordingly, ...
Walaza S, et al. Influenza and tuberculosis co-infection: A systematic review. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Sep 30.. Abstract
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INTRODUCTION: There are limited data on risk of severe disease or outcomes in patients with influenza and pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) co-infection compared to those with single infection.METHODS: We conducted ...
Kim MJ, Oh MJ. Eosinophilic Enteritis Presenting as Massive Ascites after Influenza A Virus Infection in a Young Female. Korean J Gastroenterol. 2019 Sep 25;74(3):163-167.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 29, 2019 from Korean J Gastroenterol. 2019 Sep 25;74(3):163-167. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31554032)
Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorder (EGID) is an uncommon disease that is accompanied by intestinal eosinophil infiltration without a secondary cause of eosinophilia. Eosinophilic enteritis is a secondary ...
Wright A, Patel R, Motamedi D. Influenza Vaccine-related Subacromial/Subdeltoid Bursitis: A Case Report. J Radiol Case Rep. 2019 Jun 30;13(6):24-31.. Abstract
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Serious side effects of vaccinations are not common, though rare complications can occur. We present a case of one such uncommon side effect, influenza vaccine-related subacromial/subdeltoid bursitis. ...
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