Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine in Australia, 2015: An epidemiological, antigenic and phylogenetic assessment
James E Fielding, Avram Levy, Monique B Chilver, Yi-Mo Deng, Annette K Regan, Kristina A Grant, Nigel P Stocks, Sheena G Sullivan
Vaccine | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2016
We thank the general practitioners that participated and contributed to ASPREN, VicSPIN and SPNWA in 2015. We also thank laboratory staff members from the following laboratories who undertook influenza testing: and virus characterisation: SA Pathology, Adelaide, South Australia; PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Perth, Western Australia; the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria; and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Melbourne, Victoria. ASPREN and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. SPNWA is funded by the Western Australia Department of Health. VicSPIN is funded by the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services.