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Antivirals

Mike Sharland

in Manual of Childhood Infections

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199573585
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726262 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199573585.003.0023

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Antivirals

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Introduction - Host—virus interactions in the normal and immunocompromised host - Mechanisms of antiviral action - Sites of antiviral action - Families of viruses, and their most appropriate treatments - Development of resistance to antiviral agents - Antiviral drug toxicity - Future research - Further reading

Chapter.  3228 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Pathology ; Infectious Diseases

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