Molecular surveillance strategy for human influenza in Europe

Meeting report

On 17–18 November 2011, ECDC convened an expert group meeting on the goals, objectives and strategies for the molecular surveillance of human influenza in Europe. The meeting served as a starting point for discussions on the aims and structure of a molecular surveillance strategy for human influenza in Europe.Based on the outcome of the meeting, a proposal will be written for the EISN and further discussed with the national surveillance contact points for influenza.