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Epidemiological aspects of the evolution of influenza infections in a large urban centre (B.) in Romania in 1988.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2596018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The study describes the peculiarities of the influenza infection evolution, in 1988, in a large urban centre, B., in Romania, as they result from the active surveillance of the epidemiological process of influenza and other viral respiratory tract infections, by means of a complex methodology based on clinical-epidemiological and laboratory techniques. The low endemic morbidity, the evolution of these seasonally ascendant specific incidence, the endemic aspect of influenza infection being maintained as a consequence of its predominance in infants and children, the clinically mild form of the outbreaks, all these are specific elements of the epidemiologic impact in the surveyed territory. They are discussed in accordance with the results of laboratory tests (seroepidemiologic and diagnostic) that confirmed the permanent circulation of influenza virus types A(H1N1), A(H3N2) and B in all age groups.
E Măgureanu; C Busuioc; V Ionescu; E Guguianu; A Stoicescu; R Murgoci; D Cristescu; V Stoicescu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Virologie     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0253-181X     ISO Abbreviation:  Virologie     Publication Date:    1989 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-22     Completed Date:  1990-01-22     Revised Date:  2013-05-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605765     Medline TA:  Virologie     Country:  ROMANIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  171-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Chair of Epidemiology, Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Age Factors
Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data
Influenza, Human / diagnosis,  epidemiology*
Population Surveillance
Respiratory Tract Infections / diagnosis,  epidemiology
Romania / epidemiology
Serologic Tests / methods
Urban Population*

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