H1N1 pneumonitis treated with intravenous zanamivir.

  title={H1N1 pneumonitis treated with intravenous zanamivir.},
  author={Ian M. Kidd and Jim Down and Eleni Nastouli and Rob Shulman and Paul R. Grant and David C. Howell and Mervyn Singer},
  volume={374 9694},
On July 8, 2009, a 22-year-old woman, neutropenic after chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s disease, was referred to ICU with 3 days’ (d) increasing dyspnoea, bilateral chest in fi ltrates, and laboratory-confi rmed pandemic H1N1 2009 infl uenza virus infection not responding to oseltamivir 75 mg twice daily and broad-spectrum antimicrobials (mero penem, teicoplanin, and caspofungin). No other organisms were detected from blood or respiratory tract. Deterioration necessitated invasive ventilation from… CONTINUE READING
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