These recommendations update for 1985-86 the information on the vaccine and antiviral agent available for control of influenza. Changes include addition of statements about the route of vaccine administration; the use of amantadine in medical personnel during influenza A outbreaks; the need to prepare contingency plans to expedite use of amantadine in aborting influenza A outbreaks among residents of institutions; and reduction in the dosage of amantadine for older patients or persons with seizure disorders.
Prevention and Control of Influenza: Recommendation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee. Ann Intern Med. ;103:560–565. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-4-560
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(4):560-565.
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