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Effectiveness of trivalent flu vaccine in healthy young children

Blyth, Christopher C; Jacoby, Peter; Effler, Paul V; Kelly, Heath; Smith, David W; Robins, Christine; Willis, Gabriela A; Levy, Avram; Keil, Anthony D; Richmond, Peter

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BACKGROUND: There are few studies evaluating the effectiveness of trivalent influenza vaccination (TIV) in young children, particularly in children <2 years. The Western Australian Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Study commenced in 2008 to evaluate a program providing TIV to children aged 6 to 59 months. METHODS: An observational study enrolling children with influenza-like illness presenting to a tertiary pediatric hospital was conducted (2008-2012). Vaccination status was determined by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70358
Source: Pediatrics (English edition)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2013-3707

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