Effect of neuraminidase antibody on Hong Kong influenza.

  title={Effect of neuraminidase antibody on Hong Kong influenza.},
  author={Arnold S. Monto and Alan P. Kendal},
  volume={1 7804},
The relation between antineuraminidase antibody (A.N.) and natural influenza infection in 1968 was investigated in the community of Tecumseh, Michigan. The outbreak was caused by Hong Kong influenza virus, which contained a new hæmagglutinin antigen (H3), while the neuraminidase antigen (N2) was more closely related to that of Asian viruses circulating since 1957. In the study group of two hundred and seventy-four randomly selected adults (aged 20-45), titres of N2 neuraminidase antibody… CONTINUE READING

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