Increased adamantane resistance in influenza A(H3) viruses in Australia and neighbouring countries in 2005.

@article{Barr2007IncreasedAR,
  title={Increased adamantane resistance in influenza A(H3) viruses in Australia and neighbouring countries in 2005.},
  author={Ian G. Barr and Aeron C. Hurt and Pina Iannello and C C Tomasov and Nicola Deed and Naomi Komadina},
  journal={Antiviral research},
  year={2007},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={112-7}
}
The prevention and control of disease caused by seasonal and potential pandemic influenza viruses is currently managed by the use influenza vaccines and antivirals. The adamantanes (amantadine and rimantadine) were the first antivirals licensed for use against influenza A viruses and have been used extensively in some countries. Since the early 2000s increased resistance to these drugs has been reported especially in the A(H3) viruses. In this study we analysed recent human influenza A strains… CONTINUE READING