Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During the 2012 Influenza Season in Victoria, Australia: Influences of Waning Immunity and Vaccine Match
Sheena G Sullivan, Naomi Komadina, Kristina Grant, Lauren Jelley, Georgina Papadakis, Heath Kelly
Journal of Medical Virology | WILEY | Published : 2014
We gratefully acknowledge the participation of all general practitioners involved in sentinel surveillance in Victoria. We thank the laboratory staff of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza and the Virus Identification Laboratory, both at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Melbourne, Australia. The Melbourne WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health. Sentinel surveillance in Victoria is supported by the Victorian Department of Health. Thanks also to Ian Barr for his helpful comments on the manuscript.