Sero-epidemiological survey of influenza C virus infection in Spain

  title={Sero-epidemiological survey of influenza C virus infection in Spain},
  author={Jean-Claude Manuguerra and Claude Hannoun and M. C. S{\'a}enz and Enrique Villar and Jos{\'e} Antonio Cabezas},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
From an overall point of view, the epidemiological situation of influenza C virus infections in western Europe is hardly known. In some countries like Spain, no epidemiological survey has been carried out to determine whether influenza C virus does or does not circulate and cause infection in the considered geographical area. We thus decided to perform such a study. A total of 191 serum samples was collected from people (from 1.5 to 80 years old) living in Spain in October 1990. These sera were… 
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