Detection of adamantane-sensitive influenza A(H3N2) viruses in Australia, 2017: a cause for hope?
Aeron Hurt, Naomi Komadina, Yi-Mo Deng, Matthew Kaye, Sheena Sullivan, Kanta Subbarao, Ian Barr
Eurosurveillance | EUR CENTRE DIS PREVENTION & CONTROL | Published : 2017
The authors wish to acknowledge the contribution of colleagues in the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Melbourne for conducting virus isolation and to the laboratories in the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS) for the submission of influenza specimens or isolates to the Collaborating Centre. The authors also acknowledge the originating and submitting laboratories that provided sequences to GISAID's EpiFlu (TM) Data base which were used to calculate the global frequencies of A(H3N2) viruses with different amino acid residues of at position 31 of the M2 (www.gisaid.org). The WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health.