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Spread of influenzaviruses A/ENGLAND/42/72 AND A/Hong Kong/1/68.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4549196     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Seroconversion for A/England/42/72 (H3N2) virus occurred in a child in Calcutta in August 1971, one month after the virus was first isolated in India. During the following 5 months a small increase was observed in the geometric mean titres (GMT). In mid-1972 the virus was in Kathmandu, Nepal, where the children had a higher GMT than the adults. The GMT increased sharply during 1972 and early 1973 and this increase was accompanied by an increased number of hospital admissions for respiratory diseases. Among the people in the isolated village of Lang Tang (3 500 m elevation), the GMT and prevalence for both A/England/42/72 and A/Hong Kong/1/68 (H3N2) were less than 50% of the Kathmandu values.
V O Sousa; I L Graves; S Pyakural
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bulletin of the World Health Organization     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0042-9686     ISO Abbreviation:  Bull. World Health Organ.     Publication Date:  1974  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-08-11     Completed Date:  1975-08-11     Revised Date:  2010-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507052     Medline TA:  Bull World Health Organ     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  475-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Antibodies, Viral / analysis
Antibody Formation
Child, Preschool
Hemagglutination Inhibition Tests
Infant, Newborn
Influenza A virus / immunology*
Influenza, Human / epidemiology,  immunology*
Middle Aged
Orthomyxoviridae / immunology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Viral

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