Prevalence of influenza virus among the paediatric population in Mumbai during 2007-2009.

@article{Roy2012PrevalenceOI,
  title={Prevalence of influenza virus among the paediatric population in Mumbai during 2007-2009.},
  author={Soumen Roy and Dipti Patil and Ritwik Dahake and Sukumar Mukherjee and Shrikant V Athlekar and Ranjana A. Deshmukh and Anuradha Chowdhary},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          155-8
        }
}
PURPOSE Influenza has a major impact on public heath, annually affecting 15-20% of the global population. Information on the activity of influenza virus in Mumbai is limited. The present study was carried out to determine the prevalence of influenza viruses causing acute respiratory infections in children by molecular methods. OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of influenza viruses among the paediatric population in Mumbai by real-time reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR… CONTINUE READING
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