Comparison of adult patients hospitalised with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza and seasonal influenza during the "PROTECT" phase of the pandemic response

Iain B Gosbell, Sebastiaan J van Hal, Peter M Spencer, Ya-Shu Chang and Peter W Collett
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb03546.x
Published online: 15 March 2010

In reply: Our study found that both subtypes of influenza caused substantial morbidity and mortality, but that there was no difference in outcomes between patients infected with seasonal and pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza.1

  • Iain B Gosbell1
  • Sebastiaan J van Hal2
  • Peter M Spencer3
  • Ya-Shu Chang3
  • Peter W Collett3

  • 1 University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Sydney South West Pathology Service, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, NSW.



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