Effectiveness of the 2012/13 Trivalent Live and Inactivated Influenza Vaccines in Children and Adolescents in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany: A Test-Negative Case-Control Study

@inproceedings{Helmeke2015EffectivenessOT,
  title={Effectiveness of the 2012/13 Trivalent Live and Inactivated Influenza Vaccines in Children and Adolescents in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany: A Test-Negative Case-Control Study},
  author={Carina Helmeke and Lutz Gr{\"a}fe and Hanns-Martin Irmscher and Constanze Gottschalk and Ioannis G. Karagiannis and Hanna Oppermann},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
A live attenuated influenza vaccine has been available in Germany since the influenza season 2012/13, which is approved for children aged 2-17 years. Using data from our laboratory-based surveillance system, we described the circulation of influenza and non-influenza respiratory viruses during the influenza season 2012/13 in Saxony-Anhalt. We estimated the… CONTINUE READING