Oseltamivir-resistant influenza A and B viruses pre- and postantiviral therapy in children and young adults with cancer.

@article{Carr2011OseltamivirresistantIA,
  title={Oseltamivir-resistant influenza A and B viruses pre- and postantiviral therapy in children and young adults with cancer.},
  author={Silvana B Carr and Natalia A Ilyushina and John Franks and Elisabeth E. Adderson and Miguela A. Caniza and Elena A Govorkova and Robert James Webster},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={284-8}
}
BACKGROUND Immunocompromised patients are highly susceptible to influenza infection and can have prolonged viral shedding, which is a risk factor for the development of antiviral resistance. METHODS We investigated the emergence of oseltamivir-resistant influenza variants in children and young adults with cancer during the 2002-2008 influenza seasons. The demographic and clinical features of influenza infections in 12 patients who had viral isolates obtained before and after oseltamivir… CONTINUE READING

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