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Influenza (Seasonal Flu) - References


  1. Fiore AE, et al. (2011). Antiviral agents for the treatment and chemoprophylaxis of influenza: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR, 60(1): 1-25.

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  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014). Influenza Antiviral Medications: Summary for Clinicians. Accessed April 11, 2014.

  6. Cooper NJ, et al. (2003). Effectiveness of neuraminidase inhibitors in treatment and prevention of influenza A and B: Systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials. BMJ, 326(7401): 1235.

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2011). Recommendations for prevention and control of influenza in children, 2011-2012. Pediatrics, 128(4): 813-825.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2013). Prevention and control of seasonal influenza with vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices - United States, 2013-2014 . MMWR, 62(RR07): 1-43. Also available online:

  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011). Maternal and infant outcomes among severely ill pregnant and postpartum women with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1)-United States, April 2009-August 2010. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 60(35): 1193-1196.

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