03/03/2010

Sloppy Surveillance Raises H1N1 Pandemic Concerns. -- (Recombinomics)

 

The number of reported cases is low, but the low number is linked to poor surveillance.  Most H1N1 infected patients are either not tested or tested with a rapid test which has a sensitivity which is notoriously low and even lower for H1N1 (the CDC has reported levels as low as 10%).  This low sensitivity is due in part to the ability of pandemic H1N1 to quickly move to the lungs.  

Sloppy Surveillance Raises H1N1 Pandemic Concerns

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