Identification of influenza C virus in young South Korean children, from October 2013 to September 2016.

Affiliation

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; Asia Pacific Influenza Institute, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Influenza C virus has been largely neglected, compared to influenza A orB viruses, and is not routinely tested in clinical practices. However, several studies have indicated that influenza C virus causes severe acute respiratory illness and pneumonia in all ages.

Keywords

Influenza C virus,Phylogenetic analysis,South Korea,

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