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Volume 17, Number 6—June 2011

Letter

Swine Influenza Virus A (H3N2) Infection in Human, Kansas, USA, 2009

Chad M. CoxComments to Author , Daniel Neises, Rebecca J. Garten, Bill Bryant, Richard A. Hesse, Gary A. Anderson, Ingrid Trevino-Garrison, Bo Shu, Stephen Lindstrom, Alexander I. Klimov, and Lyn Finelli
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (C.M. Cox, R.J. Garten, B. Shu, S. Lindstrom, A.I. Klimov, L. Finelli); Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Topeka, Kansas, USA (D. Neises, I. Trevino-Garrison); Kansas Animal Health Department, Topeka (B. Bryant); Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Manhattan, Kansas, USA (R.A. Hesse, G.A. Anderson)

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Table

Hemagglutination inhibition assay titers for 3 influenza strains from swine exhibited at county fair, by date of blood draw, Kansas, 2009*

Swine ID no. August 7 titers
August 31 titers
Subtype H1N1† Subtype H3N2‡ “County fair,” subtype H3N2§ Subtype H3N2‡ “County fair,” subtype H3N2§
1 <10 20 320
2 <10 10 160
3 <10 40 640
4 <10 40 640
5 <10 80 640
6 <10 40 640
7 <10 320 640
8 10 10 160
9 <10 80 640
10 <10 40 320 <10 80
11 <10 80 320 10 320
12 <10 20 160 20 80
13 10 <10 40

*HI, hemagglutination inhibition; ID, identification.
†Strain A/Swine/Iowa/79 (H1N1).
‡Strain A/Swine/Texas/98 (H3N2).
§Strain A/Kansas/13/2009 (H3N2).
¶Ten of the original 13 swine were slaughtered before convalescent-phase serum could be collected.

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