Influenza in new jersey in 1976: Isolations of influenza a/new jersey/76 virus at fort dix

Martin Goldfield, Joseph D. Bartley, W. Pizzuti, H. C. Black, R. Altman, W. E. Halperin

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Abstract

An outbreak of febrile respiratory disease at Fort Dix, New Jersey, beginning in January 1976, yielded five isolates of influenza A/New Jersey/76 virus and 42 isolates of strains resembling influenza A/Victoria/75 virus. Despite extraordinary efforts and the study of 305 verified cases of infection with type A influenza virus throughout the region, no additional instances of infections with influenza A/New Jersey virus were detected in humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S347-S355
JournalJournal of Infectious Diseases
Volume136
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Infectious Diseases

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