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Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness against Hospitalisation with Confirmed Influenza in the 2010-11 Seasons: A Test-negative Observational Study

Cheng, Allen C; Holmes, Mark; Irving, Louis; Brown, Simon G. A; Waterer, Grant W; Korman, Tony M; Friedman, N. Deborah; Senanayake, Sanjaya; Dwyer, Dominic E; Brady, Stephen; Simpson, Grahame; Wood-Baker, Richard; Upham, John; Paterson, David; Jenkins, Christine; Wark, Peter; Kelly, Paul M.; Kotsimbos, Tom

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Immunisation programs are designed to reduce serious morbidity and mortality from influenza, but most evidence supporting the effectiveness of this intervention has focused on disease in the community or in primary care settings. We aimed to examine the effectiveness of influenza vaccination against hospitalisation with confirmed influenza. We compared influenza vaccination status in patients hospitalised with PCR-confirmed influenza with patients hospitalised with influenza-negative...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11507
Source: PLOS ONE 8.7 (2013)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068760

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