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avian influenza

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A very contagious strain of influenza that affects poultry and can switch species to infect humans. This was the source of the highly virulent 1918 pandemic strain, and the H5N1 strain is...

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Oseltamivir in human avian influenza infection

James R. Smith.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 6029 words.

Avian influenza A viruses continue to cause disease outbreaks in humans, and extrapulmonary infection is characteristic. In vitro studies demonstrate the activity of oseltamivir against...

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Foreword: Oseltamivir for seasonal, avian and pandemic influenza: 10 years of clinical experience

Jonathan S. Nguyen-Van-Tam.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1270 words.

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Other tropical diseases in the ICU

Arjen M. Dondorp.

in Oxford Textbook of Critical Care

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care. 2315 words.

A wide range of tropical infectious diseases can cause critical illness. Knowledge of the local epidemiology where the disease is acquired is essential. In addition, local resistance...

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Epidemiology and pathogenesis of influenza

Maria C. Zambon.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

November 1999; p ublished online November 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

Influenza A, B and C all have a segmented genome, although only certain influenza A subtypes and influenza B cause severe disease in humans. The two major proteins of influenza are the...

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Use of neuraminidase inhibitors to combat pandemic influenza

Jane Democratis, Manish Pareek and Iain Stephenson.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

November 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 3642 words.

Since the last influenza pandemic in 1968, neuraminidase (NA) inhibitors have been licensed for the treatment and prophylaxis of seasonal influenza. Continuing outbreaks of highly...

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Oseltamivir (Tamiflu®) and its potential for use in the event of an influenza pandemic

Penelope Ward, Ian Small, James Smith, Pia Suter and Regina Dutkowski.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

Recent cross species transmission of avian influenza has highlighted the threat of pandemic influenza. Oseltamivir (Tamiflu®) has been shown to be effective in the treatment and prevention...

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Meeting report: Fourth Forum on Respiratory Tract Infections, Sitges, Spain, 8–11 February 2007

Glenn S. Tillotson and Peter Ball.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

September 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4413 words.

Over 420 delegates participated in this, the fourth of a biennial series of scientific meetings, drawing from 30 or more nations and encompassing the specialties of infectious diseases,...

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Reduced susceptibility to all neuraminidase inhibitors of influenza H1N1 viruses with haemagglutinin mutations and mutations in non-conserved residues of the neuraminidase

Jennifer L. McKimm-Breschkin, Janelle Williams, Susan Barrett, Kim Jachno, Mandy McDonald, Peter G. Mohr, Takehiko Saito and Masato Tashiro.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

October 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 7719 words.

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We characterized human H1N1 influenza isolate A/Hokkaido/15/02, which has haemagglutinin and neuraminidase mutations that reduce drug...

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