Serologic Status for Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus, Taiwan
Published Date:Jan 2011
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 17(1):76-78.
Aged, 80 And Over
Hemagglutination Inhibition Assay
Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009
Description:We studied preexisting immunity to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in persons in Taiwan. A total of 18 (36%) of 50 elderly adults in Taiwan born before 1935 had protective antibodies against currently circulating pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus. Seasonal influenza vaccines induced antibodies that did not protect against pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus.
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