Oseltamivir-Resistant Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection in Two Immunosuppressed Patients – Seattle, Washington, 2009

August 27, 2009 at 4:11 pm Leave a comment

MMWR  August 14, 2009  V.58  Dispatch  p.1-4

On August 6, 2009, CDC detected evidence of resistance to the antiviral medication oseltamivir by pyrosequencing viral RNA from clinical specimens of two immunosuppressed patients with novel influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in Seattle, Washington. This report summarizes the case histories and resulting investigations and highlights the importance of  1) close monitoring for antiviral drug resistance among immunosuppressed patients receiving treatment for novel influenza A (H1N1) virus infection and 2) the implications for infection control.

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Entry filed under: Antivirales no HIV, HIC no SIDA, Infecciones respiratorias, Infecciones virales, Influenza, Metodos diagnosticos.

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