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Surveillance system of severe influenza cases admitted to the regional ICU,2009-2015


Every year, circulating influenza viruses generate a significant number of deaths. During the 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1), a national non mandatory surveillance system of severe influenza cases admitted to intensive care units(ICU) was set up in France. This surveillance is regionally driven by the regional offices (CIRE) of Santé publique France, the French Public Health Agency. This report provides epidemiologic analysis of the recorded data since the implementation of surveillance in the Centre-Val de Loire region over seasons 2009-10 to 2015-16 in regard of influenza epidemics dynamics.


The study aimed at: i) analyses the regional characteristics and risk factors of severe influenza, taking into account dominant circulating virus(es) ii) estimate the regional completeness of the surveillance system.

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