ASM Live Archives

ICAAC 2013 - High Dose Therapy for Influenza Drug

Critically ill patients  with the pandemic H1N1 influenza who received triple the standard dose of the influenza drug oseltamivir were 7 times more likely to completely clear the virus from their system in 5 days than those who received the standard dose. This discussion will address the healthcare implications of these findings, including a rationale for high dose therapy of sensitive strains of influenza.

 

Comments (0)

Collections (0)

American Society for Microbiology
2012 1752 N Street, N.W. • Washington, DC 20036-2904 • (202) 737-3600

Copyright © American Center for Microbiology 2012. All Rights Reserved.