Table I. Influenza strains used in the study and amino acid sequences of the dominant MHC class I–restricted epitope
StrainNP Derived fromAmino Acid Sequence
IIV vaccine strainsPR8ASNENMETM
LAIV vaccine strainA/Leningrad/134/17/57ASNENMDTM
Challenge strainH1N1pdm09 (Neth09)ASNENVEIM
NP-specific peptide (ELISPOT)PR8ASNENMETM
NP-overlap pool (ELISPOT)H1N1pdm09 (Cal09)ASNENVETM