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- Influenza A (seasonal): in 2014-2015 season, of analyzed specimens 83.5% Influenza A, 16.5% Influenza B; predominantly H3N2 >> pH1N1 circulating.
- H3N2: seasonal influenza
- H1N1v: detected Jan 2015 with handful of reported infections in US
- H3N2v: Swine influenza strain with triple re-assortment, emerging 2011-2013 multiple states in the US continue to circulate
- Most human cases have had pig contact.
- Strain has been susceptible to neuraminidases.
- People at high risk for severe consequences with influenza should avoid pig contact.
- Children < 10 yrs may be most prone as older children and adults may have some immunity by exposure to earlier influenza strains.
- No clear indication of increased severity of disease.
- Pandemic H1N1
- Other: multiple avian or other strains
- Influenza B (seasonal)
- Influenza A (H1N1)