Prevention of symptomatic seasonal influenza in 2005-2006 by inactivated and live attenuated vaccines.

@article{Ohmit2008PreventionOS,
  title={Prevention of symptomatic seasonal influenza in 2005-2006 by inactivated and live attenuated vaccines.},
  author={S. Ohmit and J. C. Victor and Esther R Teich and R. Truscon and Judy R Rotthoff and D. Newton and S. A. Campbell and Matthew L. Boulton and A. Monto},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={198 3},
  pages={
          312-7
        }
}
  • S. Ohmit, J. C. Victor, +6 authors A. Monto
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of infectious diseases
  • BACKGROUND The efficacy of influenza vaccines may vary annually. In 2004-2005, when antigenically drifted viruses were circulating, a randomized, placebo-controlled trial involving healthy adults showed that inactivated vaccine appeared to be efficacious, whereas live attenuated vaccine appeared to be less so. METHODS In 2005-2006, we continued our trial, examining the absolute and relative efficacies of the live attenuated and inactivated vaccines in preventing laboratory-confirmed… CONTINUE READING
    Seasonal influenza vaccines.
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