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Mortality attributable to seasonal influenza A and B infections in Thailand, 2005-2009 : a longitudinal study

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Influenza epidemiology differs substantially in tropical and temperate zones, but estimates of seasonal influenza mortality in developing countries in the tropics are lacking. We aimed to quantify mortality due to seasonal influenza in Thailand, a tropical middle-income country. Time series of polymerase chain reaction-confirmed influenza infections between 2005 and 2009 were constructed from a sentinel surveillance network. These were combined with influenza-like illness data to derive measu...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/aje/kwu360

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Publication date:
2015-04-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
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uuid:02160590-f967-4dbe-88dc-7ace8b3a8401
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521819
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pubs:521819

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