Month: September 2017

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 37, 2017

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/pdm 09. However; the overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 36/ 1000 outpatient visits and 12/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. ReadFull

This was posted on Monday, September 25th, 2017 By in Report , .

Retrospective use of next-generation sequencing reveals the presence of Enteroviruses in acute influenza-like illness respiratory samples collected in South/South-East Asia during 2010–2013

Background: Emerging and re-emerging respiratory pathogens represent an increasing threat to public health. Etiological determination during outbreaks generally relies on clinical information, occasionally accompanied by traditional laboratory molecular or serological testing. Often, this limited testing leads to inconclusive findings. The Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (AFRIMS) collected 12,865 nasopharyngeal specimens from acute influenza-like… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, September 25th, 2017 By in Publication .

Surveillance of norovirus among children with diarrhea in four major hospitals in Bhutan: Replacement of GII.21 by GII.3 as a dominant genotype

Diarrhea is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among Bhutanese children. The etiology of diarrhea is not well known due to the challenges of conducting routine surveillance with Bhutan’s modest research facilities. Establishing an etiology is crucial toward generating evidence that will contribute to policy discussions on a diarrheal disease control program. Our previous… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, September 25th, 2017 By in Publication .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 36, 2017

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/pdm 09. However; overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 49/ 1000 outpatient visits and 14/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. ReadFull

This was posted on Monday, September 18th, 2017 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 35, 2017

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/pdm 09. However; overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 36/ 1000 outpatient visits and 13/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. ReadFull

This was posted on Friday, September 8th, 2017 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 34, 2017

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/pdm 09. However; overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were31/ 1000 outpatient visits and 17/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. ReadFull

This was posted on Monday, September 4th, 2017 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 33, 2017

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/pdm 09. However; overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were66/ 1000 outpatient visits and 11/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. ReadFull

This was posted on Monday, September 4th, 2017 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 32, 2017

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/pdm 09. However; overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were45/ 1000 outpatient visits and 9/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. ReadFull

This was posted on Monday, September 4th, 2017 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 31, 2017

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/pdm 09. However; overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were36/ 1000 outpatient visits and 5/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. ReadFull

This was posted on Monday, September 4th, 2017 By in Report , .