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The impact of the H1N1 influenza pandemic on clinical presentations and viral epidemiology of acute respiratory infection in preschool children in Brazil.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22414906     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We assessed the impact of the H1N1 influenza pandemic on acute respiratory infection in young children from low-income families in Brazil. Influenza (specifically H1N1) detection in acute respiratory infection quintupled during the pandemic and, during its peak, it was associated with 30% of all acute respiratory infection visits to the emergency department. H1N1 was also associated with increased risk of hospitalization and coinfection.
David W Fawkner-Corbett; Maria Carmo M B Duarte; Katie Rose; Angela Fonceca; Patricia Bezerra; Mark Hopkins; Murilo Britto; Luis E Cuevas; Jailson B Correia; Paul Stephen McNamara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1532-0987     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-18     Completed Date:  2012-09-12     Revised Date:  2013-06-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  653-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Child Health, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Brazil / epidemiology
Child, Preschool
Coinfection / epidemiology,  virology
Hospitalization / statistics & numerical data
Infant, Newborn
Influenza, Human / epidemiology*,  pathology*
Prospective Studies
Respiratory Tract Infections / epidemiology*,  pathology*
Viruses / classification*,  isolation & purification*
Grant Support
075769//Wellcome Trust; //Wellcome Trust

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