This report describes the clinical characteristics of influenza A(H1N1)v virus infection in Osaka. By the end of May, 171 cases had been reported in Osaka. Most patients were from one school. No patient had a serious underlying medical condition.Clinical symptoms were mild and resembled those of seasonal influenza. The sensitivity of the rapid antigen test was 77%. Antivirals were given to the majority of the cases. Early antiviral treatment may have shortened the duration of fever.
|Journal||Euro surveillance : bulletin européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health