TITLE

Extended-duration chemoprophylaxis with neuraminidase inhibitors prevents symptomatic influenza

AUTHOR(S)
McGeer, Allison
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;3/16/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a research related to the effectiveness of the chemoprophylaxis with neuraminidase inhibitors (NAIs) in prevention of influenza. NAIs were compared with placebo for prevention of naturally occuring influenza A virus infection. It concluded that NAIs are effective in reducing the risk for symptomatic influenza.
ACCESSION #
48839864

 

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