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Swine flu : An Emerging Challenge. BY. Professor. Salah Agha. Head of Clinical Microbiology Unit, Clinical Pathology Department Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University. Agha S. A. Classification. Family Orthomyxoviridae Three main types Type A Multiple species Type B

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Swine flu an emerging challenge

Swine flu : An Emerging Challenge

BY

Professor

Salah Agha

Head of Clinical Microbiology Unit, Clinical Pathology Department

Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University

Agha S. A.


Classification

Classification

  • Family Orthomyxoviridae

  • Three main types

    • Type A

      • Multiple species

    • Type B

      • Humans

    • Type C

      • Humans and swine

Agha S. A.


Swine flu an emerging challenge

Nomenclature

NIH web conf


Diagnosis

Diagnosis

  • Clinical and epidemiological characteristics

  • Antigen detection

    • Isolation : Clinical specimens (e.g., nasopharynx, throat, sputum) on embryonated eggs & primary cell line

    • Direct antigen testing for type A virus

    • PCR

Agha S. A.


Swine flu an emerging challenge

  • Antibody Detection :

    Significant rise in influenza IgG by serologic assay

Agha S. A.


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