Table 1

Influenza positive swabs by subtype, year and strain, 2007-2008

Influenza subtype and strain

2007 (%)

2008 (%)


A/H1N1

A/Solomon Islands/3/2006-likeb

21 (43)

0

A/New Caledonia/20/99-likea

0

0

Not recovered/no result

28e (57)

4 (100)

Total

49 (100)

4 (100)

A/H3N2

A/Brisbane/10/2007-likeb

12 (9)

4 (10)

A/Wisconsin/67/2005-likea

10 (8)

0

Not recovered/no result

108e (83)

38 (90)

Total

130 (100)

42 (100)

A/subtype not specified

8

6

B

B/Florida/4/2006-likeb

2 (5)

1 (2)

B/Malaysia/2506/2004-likea

3c (8)

1 (2)

B/Shanghai/361/2002-like

2d (5)

0

Not recovered/no result

30 (81)

63 (97)

Total

37 (100)

65 (100)


a 2007 vaccine strain

b 2008 vaccine strain

c includes 1 low reactor isolate

d includes 2 low reactor isolates

e 1 case positive for A/H1N1 and A/H3N2

Fielding et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:170   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-170

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