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Influenza epidemiology in patients admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2016: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN)

Cheng, Allen; Holmes, Mark; Dwyer, Dominic E; Irving, Louis; Korman, Tony M; Senanayake, Sanjaya; Macartney, Kristine K.; Blyth, Christopher C; Brown, Simon G.; Waterer, Grant; Cooley, Louise; Kelly, Paul

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The Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN) is a sentinel hospital-based surveillance program that operates at sites in all states and territories in Australia. This report summarises the epidemiology of hospitalisations with laboratory-confirmed influenza during the 2016 influenza season. In this observational study, cases were defined as patients admitted to one of the sentinel hospitals with an acute respiratory illness with influenza confirmed by nucleic acid detection. Data are also...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/187052
Source: Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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