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Steps Forwards in Diagnosing and Controlling Influenza

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 3-5 million cases of severe influenza worldwide will result in 250,000-500,000 deaths annually. Collectively, data are shared via the WHO's Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS), which includes 143 institutions in 113 WHO member states, to help alert the emergence of antigenic variants or the beginning of a pandemic. In April 2009, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cited the first incidence of human-to-human transmission of pandemic H1N1, also referred to as swine influenza A, which was antigenically distinct from other circulating human H1N1. As the first influenza pandemic of the twenty-first century, pandemic H1N1 was not included in the annual trivalent vaccine regimen, leaving a large majority of the population unprotected from the newly emerging pathogen.

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Steps Forwards in Diagnosing and Controlling InfluenzaEdited by Manal Mohammad Baddour

Published: October 26th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61910

ISBN: 978-953-51-2733-8

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2732-1

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3 Dimensions Citations

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1. Influenza Diagnosis with a Specific Emphasis on the M2e Antigen as a Diagnostic Tool

By Yasemin Budama‐Kilinc and Rabia Cakir‐Koc

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2. Application of the New Generation of Sequencing Technologies for Evaluation of Genetic Consistency of Influenza A Vaccine Viruses

By Ewan Peter Plant, Tatiana Zagorodnyaya, Elvira Rodionova, Alin Voskanian‐Kordi, Vahan Simonyan, Zhiping Ye and Majid Laassri

780

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3. Electrochemical Sensors for Detections of Influenza Viruses: Fundamentals and Applications

By Hanna Radecka and Jerzy Radecki

534

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4. Biosensors for Rapid Detection of Avian Influenza

By Ronghui Wang and Yanbin Li

649

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5. Steps toward a Universal Influenza Vaccine: Research Models and Comparison of Current Approaches

By Terianne Wong and Ted M. Ross

475

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6. Influenza Inactive Virus Vaccine with the Fusion Peptide (rTα1- BP5) Enhances Protection Against Influenza Through Humoral and Cell-Mediated Immunity

By Chen Wang, Chengshui Liao, Wufan Zhang, Deyuan Li and Puyan Chen

613

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7. Cholesteryl Pullulan Nanoparticles-Encapsulated TNF-α: An Effective Mucosal Vaccine Adjuvant Against Influenza

By Tsunetaka Ohta

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8. Development of Vaccines for Poultry Against H5 Avian Influenza Based on Turkey Herpesvirus Vector

By Atsushi Yasuda, Motoyuki Esaki, Kristi Moore Dorsey, Zoltan Penzes, Vilmos Palya, Darrell R. Kapczynski and Yannick Gardin

716

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9. Maternal Influenza: Infection, Vaccination, and Compelling Questions

By Jill M. Manske

531

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10. Antibody Responses after Influenza Vaccination in Elderly People: Useful Information from a 27-Year Study (from 1988– 1989 to 2014–2015)

By Barbara Camilloni, Emilia Nunzi, Michela Basileo and Anna Maria Iorio

538

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11. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Clinical and Immunological Effects of Mono-Vaccination Against Influenza Using an Immunoadjuvant Vaccine of a New Class Versus Combined Administration S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae, and Influenza Vaccines

By Andrey Dmitrievich Protasov, Mikhail Petrovich Kostinov, Alexander Victorovich Zhestkov, Mikhail L’vovich Shteiner, Svetlana Vyacheslavovna Kazharova, Yuriy Vladimirovich Tezikov and Igor Stanislavovich Lipatov

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