Preventing zoonotic influenza virus infection.


Journal Article

We evaluated 49 swine industry workers and 79 nonexposed controls for antibodies to swine influenza viruses. Multivariate modeling showed that workers who seldom used gloves (odds ratio [OR] 30.3) or who smoked (OR 18.7) most frequently had evidence of previous H1N1 swine virus. These findings may be valuable in planning for pandemic influenza.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ramirez, A; Capuano, AW; Wellman, DA; Lesher, KA; Setterquist, SF; Gray, GC

Published Date

  • June 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 996 - 1000

PubMed ID

  • 16707061

Pubmed Central ID

  • 16707061

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1080-6040

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid1206.051576


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States