Lung pathology in fatal novel human influenza A (H1N1) infection.

  title={Lung pathology in fatal novel human influenza A (H1N1) infection.},
  author={Thais Mauad and Ludhmila Abra{\~a}o Hajjar and Giovanna D. Callegari and Luiz Fernando Ferraz da Silva and Denise Schout and Filomena Regina Barbosa Gomes Galas and Ven{\^a}ncio Ferreira Avancini Alves and Denise Maria Avancini Costa Malheiros and Jos{\'e} Ot{\'a}vio Costa J{\'u}nior Auler and Aurea F. Ferreira and Marcela R L Borsato and Stephania Martins Bezerra and Paulo Sampaio Gutierrez and Elia Tamaso Espin Garcia Caldini and Carlos Augusto Pasqualucci and Marisa Dolhnikoff and Paulo Hil{\'a}rio Nascimento Saldiva},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  volume={181 1},
RATIONALE There are no reports of the systemic human pathology of the novel swine H1N1 influenza (S-OIV) infection. OBJECTIVES The autopsy findings of 21 Brazilian patients with confirmed S-OIV infection are presented. These patients died in the winter of the southern hemisphere 2009 pandemic, with acute respiratory failure. METHODS Lung tissue was submitted to virologic and bacteriologic analysis with real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction and electron microscopy… CONTINUE READING
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