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Influenza Testing and Implications

  • At: Buenos Aires (Argentina) (2016)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: GOODE, Jean-Venable (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, Richmond, United States)
  • Co-author(s): Jean-Venable Goode:
  • Abstract:

    Influenza viruses circulate in all parts of the world causing about 3 to 5 million severe cases of illness and 250,000 to 500,000 deaths.  There are 3 types of influenza viruses – A, B and C.  Type C influenza occurs much less frequently in humans.  Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent disease and/or severe outcomes. Unfortunately,


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