Composition of the Australian Influenza Vaccine for the 2007 season

This document contains the World Health Organization's recommended composition for the influenza vaccine for the Southern Hemisphere 2007 season.

Page last updated: 20 July 2007

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The Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee (AIVC) met on 4 October 2006, and agreed to adopt the September World Health Organization recommendations.

The AIVC decided that the influenza vaccine components for the 2007 Southern Hemisphere season should contain the following:

A (H1N1) A/New Caledonia/20/99 (H1N1) - like strain.
A/New Caledonia/20/99 (IVR-116) is recommended as a suitable vaccine strain.
15 µg HA per dose
A (H3N2) A/Wisconsin/67/2005 (H3N2) - like strain.
A/Wisconsin/67/2005 (NYMCX-161B) or A/Hiroshima/52/2005 (IVR-142) are also recommended as suitable vaccine strains.
15 µg HA per dose
B B/Malaysia/2506/2004 - like strain. 15 µg HA per dose


This report was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Vol 31 No 2, June 2007.

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