Swine influenza A(H3N2) virus infection in immunocompromised man, Italy, 2014

Antonio Piralla, Ana Moreno, Maria Ester Orlandi, Elena Percivalle, Chiara Chiapponi, Fausto Vezzoli, Fausto Baldanti, Alessia Griello, Marta Premoli, Franscesca Rovida, Bianca Mariani, Francesca Manola Adella, Anna Maria Belloni, Maria Gramegna, Liliana Coppola, Alessandra Piatti, Laura Gemma Brenzoni, Mario Luini, Emanuela Foni, Laura BaioniInfluenza Surveillance Study Group

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Abstract

Because swine influenza virus infection is seldom diag­nosed in humans, its frequency might be underestimated. We report a immunocompromised hematologic patient with swine influenza A(H3N2) virus in 2014 in Italy. Local pigs were the source of this human infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1189-1191
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume21
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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