Pandemic influenza H1N1 2009 infection in Victoria, Australia: no evidence for harm or benefit following receipt of seasonal influenza vaccine in 2009.

@article{Kelly2011PandemicIH,
  title={Pandemic influenza H1N1 2009 infection in Victoria, Australia: no evidence for harm or benefit following receipt of seasonal influenza vaccine in 2009.},
  author={Heath A. Kelly and Kristina Grant and James E. Fielding and Kylie S. Carville and Clare O Looker and Thomas H. Tran and Peter J Jacoby},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 37},
  pages={6419-26}
}
Conflicting findings regarding the level of protection offered by seasonal influenza vaccination against pandemic influenza H1N1 have been reported. We performed a test-negative case control study using sentinel patients from general practices in Victoria to estimate seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness against laboratory proven infection with pandemic influenza. Cases were defined as patients with an influenza-like illness who tested positive for influenza while controls had an influenza… CONTINUE READING
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