Influenza Sentinel Surveillance in Lagos State Nigeria, 2009 - 2011

Abimbola Aman-Oloniyo, Christianah Alake, Ayoade Adedokun


The LASUTH Site of the National Influenza Surveillance site (NISS) commenced operation in 2009 It was set up to characterize the epidemiology of seasonal human influenza. We did a secondary analysis of the data from the site. Types A (60.4%) and B (3.96%) flu were identified. The sub-types of A viruses were A/H1 (3.3%), A/H3 (57.4%), Novel AH1/ N1 (37.7%), A/ un-subtyped. The ISS site is achieving the aim for which it was set up.

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