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Virological features and clinical manifestations associated with human metapneumovirus: a new paramyxovirus responsible for acute respiratory-tract infections in all age groups.
The virological features and clinical findings associated with the new human metapneumovirus (HMPV) were examined retrospectively in Canadian patients hospitalized for various respiratory conditionsExpand
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Human Metapneumovirus Infections in Hospitalized Children1
We evaluated the percentage of hospitalizations for acute respiratory tract infections in children <3 years of age attributable to human metapneumovirus (HMPV) and other respiratory viruses in aExpand
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Impact of extreme temperatures on parasitoids in a climate change perspective.
Parasitoids depend on a series of adaptations to the ecology and physiology of their hosts and host plants for survival and are thus likely highly susceptible to changes in environmental conditions.Expand
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Resistance of Herpes Simplex Viruses to Nucleoside Analogues: Mechanisms, Prevalence, and Management
  • J. Piret, G. Boivin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
  • 15 November 2010
ABSTRACT Herpes simplex viruses (HSV) type 1 and type 2 are responsible for recurrent orolabial and genital infections. The standard therapy for the management of HSV infections includes acyclovirExpand
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Human Cytomegalovirus Resistance to Antiviral Drugs
Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infections are common and lead to lifelong infections. In immunocompetent individuals, primary infections are mostly subclinical or they may be associated with aExpand
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Insect parasitoids cold storage: A comprehensive review of factors of variability and consequences
Storage at low temperature is a valuable method for increasing the shelf-life of natural enemies such as insect parasitoids. Cold storage is usually performed under sub-optimal temperatures, andExpand
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Resistance of herpesviruses to antiviral drugs: clinical impacts and molecular mechanisms.
Nucleoside analogues such as acyclovir and ganciclovir have been the mainstay of therapy for alphaherpesviruses (herpes simplex virus (HSV) and varicella-zoster virus (VZV)) and cytomegalovirus (CMV)Expand
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Association between the 2008–09 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine and Pandemic H1N1 Illness during Spring–Summer 2009: Four Observational Studies from Canada
BACKGROUND In late spring 2009, concern was raised in Canada that prior vaccination with the 2008-09 trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) was associated with increased risk of pandemicExpand
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Effect of Thrips tabaci (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Yellow Onion Yields and Economic Thresholds for Its Management
The proper management of onion thrips, Thrips tabaci Lindeman, on yellow onions requires the determination of their effect on yields and the establishment of an economic threshold. In field plotExpand
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Genetic diversity between human metapneumovirus subgroups.
Complete consensus nucleotide sequences were determined for human metapneumovirus (HMPV) isolates CAN97-83 and CAN98-75, representing the two proposed genotypes or genetic subgroups of HMPV. TheExpand
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