Mar 27
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Flu Vaccines

Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2015-2016 northern hemisphere influenza season

It is recommended that trivalent vaccines for use in the 2015-2016 influenza season (northern hemisphere winter) contain the following:

  • an A/California/7/2009 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus;
  • an A/Switzerland/9715293/2013 (H3N2)-like virus;
  • a B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus.

It is recommended that quadrivalent vaccines containing two influenza B viruses contain the above three viruses and a B/Brisbane/60/2008-like virus.

ABO Pharmaceuticals is now accepting orders for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season.  Please contact your Got Flu? Rep for pre-booking specials and get priority ship dates!

References:

1.) “WHO: Influenza” http://www.who.int