Influenza B virus: need for heightened surveillance and epidemiologic case studies

Authors

  • Nabin Rayamajhi Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Lalitpur
  • Arabind Joshi Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Lalitpur
  • Raju Prasad Pangeni Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Lalitpur
  • Bishnu Upadhyaya National Public Health Laboratory, Teku, Kathmandu
  • Geeta Shakya National Public Health Laboratory, Teku, Kathmandu
  • Jay N Shah Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Lalitpur
  • Arjun Karki Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Lalitpur
  • Kedar P Baral Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Lalitpur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jpahs.v1i2.20182

Keywords:

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Influenza B, Severe acute pulmonary infection

Abstract

Recent report of increased influenza B virus infection, particularly the clinical profiles and treatment challenges imposed like that of influenza A, underscores the importance of continuing influenza B virus surveillance. This is, especially in resource limited country, early detection of influenza virus, its clinical presentation and complications would be vital in minimizing the public heath burden imposed by this virus.

Journal of Patan Academy of Health Sciences. 2014 Dec;1(2):52-54

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Published

2015-12-01

How to Cite

Rayamajhi, N., Joshi, A., Pangeni, R. P., Upadhyaya, B., Shakya, G., Shah, J. N., Karki, A., & Baral, K. P. (2015). Influenza B virus: need for heightened surveillance and epidemiologic case studies. Journal of Patan Academy of Health Sciences, 1(2), 52–54. https://doi.org/10.3126/jpahs.v1i2.20182

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General Section: Perspectives