Dr Bhumika Vageriya, Dr Shubhangi Sharma
Abstract: INTRODUCTION: The H1N1 is a novel strain of influenza A virus that has evolved by genetic reassortment. Following its emergence in March 2009 in Mexico, the H1N1 virus spread rapidly throughout the world. The pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus is now circulating as seasonal influenza A H1N1 virus. METHODOLOGY: The prospective study conducted on 1635 swine flu suspected patient of different age group in year [2017 - 2018]. RESULT: The cases of Swine flu in Southern Rajasthan was found to be 40.06 %, with highest numbers in the month of September 2017 followed by August 2017, Most commonly affected age group was 0 - 5 years of age & geographically maximum patient samples came from Udaipur followed by Chittorgarh & Rajsamand districts. CONCLUSION: In this study, we found that no change has been observed since last 10 years except in infection rate in different age groups by comparing various studies.
Keywords: Genetic reassortment, PCR Amplification