Prevalence of the antibody to influenza C virus in a northern Luzon Highland Village, Philippines.

@article{Nishimura1987PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of the antibody to influenza C virus in a northern Luzon Highland Village, Philippines.},
  author={Hayato Nishimura and Kanetsu Sugawara and Fumio Kitame and Kiyoto Nakamura and Hiraku Sasaki},
  journal={Microbiology and immunology},
  year={1987},
  volume={31 11},
  pages={1137-43}
}
A total of 101 serum samples were collected from the persons (1 to 85 years of age) living in a Philippine mountain village where the contact with other communities has largely been restricted. These sera were tested for the presence of antibody to influenza C virus with hemagglutination-inhibition and radioimmuno-precipitation tests. The results showed that all the subjects, including the persons who had never been outside the village, contained the antibody to the surface glycoprotein of the… CONTINUE READING

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