Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Preventing Influenza A(H3N2)-Related Hospitalizations in Adults Targeted for Vaccination by Type of Vaccine: A Hospital-Based Test-Negative Study, 2011–2012 A(H3N2) Predominant Influenza Season, Valencia, Spain

@inproceedings{PuigBarber2014InfluenzaVE,
  title={Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Preventing Influenza A(H3N2)-Related Hospitalizations in Adults Targeted for Vaccination by Type of Vaccine: A Hospital-Based Test-Negative Study, 2011–2012 A(H3N2) Predominant Influenza Season, Valencia, Spain},
  author={Joan Puig-Barber{\'a} and J Garc{\'i}a-de-lomas and Javier D{\'i}ez-Domingo and Alberto Arnedo-Pena and Mar{\'i}a Montserrat Ruiz-Garc{\'i}a and Ram{\'o}n Lim{\'o}n-Ram{\'i}rez and Silvia P{\'e}rez-Vilar and Jos{\'e} Luis Mic{\'o}-Esparza and Miguel Tortajada-Girb{\'e}s and Concha Carratal{\'a}-Munuera and Rosa Larrea-Gonz{\'a}lez and Juan Manuel Beltr{\'a}n-Garrido and Maria del Carmen Otero-Reigada and Joan Mollar-Maseres and Patricia Correcher-Medina and Germ{\'a}n Schwarz-Chavarri and Vicente F. Gil-Guillen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Most evidence of the effectiveness of influenza vaccines comes from studies conducted in primary care, but less is known about their effectiveness in preventing serious complications. Here, we examined the influenza vaccine effectiveness (IVE) against hospitalization with PCR-confirmed influenza in the predominant A(H3N2) 2011-2012 influenza season. METHODS A hospital-based, test-negative study was conducted in nine hospitals in Valencia, Spain. All emergency admissions with a… CONTINUE READING
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