Features of Influenza Season 2016 in Children

Authors

  • S.O. Kramariov National Medical University named after O.O. Bohomolets, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • V.V. Yevtushenko National Medical University named after O.O. Bohomolets, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • O.V. Vygovska National Medical University named after O.O. Bohomolets, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • M.-A.I. Shvetsova National Medical University named after O.O. Bohomolets, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • I.Yu. Kovaliukh National Medical University named after O.O. Bohomolets, Kyiv, Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22141/2312-413x.1.10.2016.74550

Keywords:

influenza, children, pandemic strain, oseltamivir, complications, clinical picture

Abstract

In 47 children with influenza A/H1N1 pd California 2009, who were hospitalized in the clinic of the department of pediatric infectious diseases of the National medical university named after O.O. Bohomolets — Kyiv municipal children’s clinical hospital of infectious diseases in January-February 2016, we have found no features of the clinical picture, characteristic of this influenza strain in this season. In most pediatric patients, the disease occurs in moderate form. Among the complications of influenza in children, more common are pneumonia and encephalitis reaction in the form of seizures. Underlying diseases of the respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine and nervous systems and atopic dermatitis are adverse prognostic signs of the course of influenza A/H1N1 pd California in children 2009 in season 2016.

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Published

2016-03-12

Issue

Section

Review