Pandemic H1N1 influenza surveillance in Victoria, Australia, April - September, 2009.

@article{Fielding2009PandemicHI,
  title={Pandemic H1N1 influenza surveillance in Victoria, Australia, April - September, 2009.},
  author={James E. Fielding and Nasra Higgins and Je Gregory and Ka Grant and Mg Catton and Isabel Bergeri and Ra Lester and H K Kelly},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 42}
}
Victoria was the first Australian state to report widespread transmission of pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza. Notifiable laboratory-confirmed influenza and a general practitioner sentinel surveillance system measuring influenza-like illness (ILI), including laboratory confirmation of influenza as the cause of ILI, were used to assess the pandemic. The pandemic influenza A(H1N1)v virus quickly became the dominant circulating strain and notification rates were highest in children and young adults… CONTINUE READING