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Effectiveness of an Indian-made Attenuated Influenza A(H1N1)pdm 2009 Vaccine: A Case Control Study

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, details a case control study to evaluate the effectiveness of a live attenuated A(H1N1)pdm 2009 vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India, Ltd., which was distributed in India in 2010. The authors estimate vaccine  effectiveness against laboratory-confirmed pandemic influenza A(H1N1) infections in patients with influenza-like illness who visited five tertiary care hospitals in Pune, India during June through December 2010. The authors conclude the vaccine to have been effective in the study population. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Kulkarni PS, Agarkhedkar S, Lalwani S, et al.

Published: 2014

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Citation: Kulkarni PS, Agarkhedkar S, Lalwani S, et al. Effectiveness of an Indian-made Attenuated Influenza A(H1N1)pdm 2009 Vaccine: A Case Control Study. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 2014;10(3):566-571.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Influenza

Topics: Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Asia