Boost of mucosal secretory immunoglobulin A response by clarithromycin in paediatric influenza.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The antiviral neuraminidase inhibitor oseltamivir (OSV) is used to treat influenza. The macrolide clarithromycin (CAM) is used to treat bacterial infections and has anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory activities. This retrospective study investigated the immunomodulatory effects of CAM in children presenting with influenza A… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2009.01639.x

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@article{Sawabuchi2009BoostOM, title={Boost of mucosal secretory immunoglobulin A response by clarithromycin in paediatric influenza.}, author={Takako Sawabuchi and Satoshi Suzuki and Kazuhiro Iwase and Chika Ito and D. R. Mizuno and Hajime Togari and Isamu Watanabe and Sadiqur R. Talukder and Junji Chida and Hiroshi Kido}, journal={Respirology}, year={2009}, volume={14 8}, pages={1173-9} }