What is it about?
Seasonal influenza has been known to spread among school-aged children. However, it is unclear what proportion of children with influenza-like illness will actually receive a diagnosis of influenza. To answer these simple questions, we conducted an epidemiological study.
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Why is it important?
Through quantitative analysis, we were able to determine the proportion of children diagnosed with seasonal influenza among those with influenza-like illness. This finding will help bridge the gap in proportions between children with flu-like symptoms and those who are actually diagnosed with influenza.
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This page is a summary of: Rate of diagnosed seasonal influenza in children with influenza-like illness: A cross-sectional study, PLoS ONE, June 2022, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0269804.
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