Influenza epidemiology in patients admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2016: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN)

Allen C. Cheng, Mark Holmes, Dominic E. Dwyer, Louis Irving, Tony Korman, Sanjaya Senenayake, Kristine Macartney, Christopher Blyth, Simon Brown, Grant Waterer, Louise Cooley, N. Deborah Friedman, Peter Wark, Graham Simpson, John Upham, Simon Bowler, Stephen Brady, Tom Kotsimbos, Paul Kelly

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Abstract

During the period 1 April to 30 October 2016 (the 2016 influenza season), 1,952 patients were admitted with confirmed influenza to one of 17 FluCAN sentinel hospitals. Of these, 46% were elderly (e65 years), 18% were children (<16 years), 5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, 3% were pregnant and 76% had chronic co-morbidities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E337-E347
Number of pages11
JournalCommunicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report
Volume41
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2017

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Cheng, Allen C. ; Holmes, Mark ; Dwyer, Dominic E. ; Irving, Louis ; Korman, Tony ; Senenayake, Sanjaya ; Macartney, Kristine ; Blyth, Christopher ; Brown, Simon ; Waterer, Grant ; Cooley, Louise ; Friedman, N. Deborah ; Wark, Peter ; Simpson, Graham ; Upham, John ; Bowler, Simon ; Brady, Stephen ; Kotsimbos, Tom ; Kelly, Paul. / Influenza epidemiology in patients admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2016 : the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN). In: Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report. 2017 ; Vol. 41, No. 4. pp. E337-E347.
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Influenza epidemiology in patients admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2016 : the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN). / Cheng, Allen C.; Holmes, Mark; Dwyer, Dominic E.; Irving, Louis; Korman, Tony; Senenayake, Sanjaya; Macartney, Kristine; Blyth, Christopher; Brown, Simon; Waterer, Grant; Cooley, Louise; Friedman, N. Deborah; Wark, Peter; Simpson, Graham; Upham, John; Bowler, Simon; Brady, Stephen; Kotsimbos, Tom; Kelly, Paul.

In: Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, Vol. 41, No. 4, 01.12.2017, p. E337-E347.

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