Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccinations against laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated infections among Singapore military personnel in 2010–2013

@inproceedings{Ho2014EffectivenessOS,
  title={Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccinations against laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated infections among Singapore military personnel in 2010–2013},
  author={Hin Peow Ho and Xiahong Zhao and Junxiong Vincent Pang and Mark I. C. Chen and Vernon Lee and Li Wei Ang and Raymond Tzer Pin Valentine Lin and Christine Qiu Han Gao and Li Yang Hsu and Alex R. Cook},
  booktitle={Influenza and other respiratory viruses},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Limited information is available about seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) in tropical communities. OBJECTIVES Virus subtype-specific VE was determined for all military service personnel in the recruit camp and three other non-recruit camp in Singapore's Armed Forces from 1 June 2009 to 30 June 2012. METHODS Consenting servicemen underwent nasal washes, which were tested with RT-PCR and subtyped. The test positive case and test negative control design was used to… CONTINUE READING
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