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Background articles about CONSISE, our development and our work plan can be found in the following two peer-reviewed articles: 

  1. Laurie KL, Huston P, Riley S, Katz JM, Willison DJ, Tam JS, Mounts AW, Hoschler K, Miller E, Vandemaele K, Broberg E, Van Kerkhove MD, Nicoll A. Influenza serological studies to inform public health action: best practices to optimise timing, quality and reporting. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 2012;doi: 10.1111/j.1750-2659.2012.0370a.x Online 30 April 2012.
  2. Van Kerkhove MD, Broberg E, Engelhardt OG, Wood J, Nicoll A and the CONSISE steering committee (2012) The consortium for the standardization of influenza seroepidemiology (CONSISE): a global partnership to standardize influenza seroepidemiology and develop influenza investigation protocols to inform public health policy. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses DOI: 10.1111/irv.12068.