Accession Number:

ADA592050

Title:

Incidence and Clinical Features of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections in a Population-Based Surveillance Site in the Nile Delta Region

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 3 FPO NEW YORK 09527 GLOBAL DISEASE DETECTION AND REPSONSE PROGRAM

Report Date:

2013-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Most reports about respiratory syncytial virus RSV in developing countries rely on sentinel surveillance, from which population incidence is difficult to infer. We used the proportion of RSV infections from population- based surveillance with data from a healthcare utilization survey to produce estimates of RSV incidence in Damanhour district, Egypt.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE