Prolonged viral shedding in pandemic influenza A(H1N1): clinical significance and viral load analysis in hospitalized patients.

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The clinical significance of prolonged viral shedding (PVS) and viral load (VL) dynamics has not been sufficiently assessed in hospitalized patients with pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1). We performed a prospective study of adults with confirmed influenza A(H1N1) virus infection admitted to our hospital from 20 September 2009 to 31 December 2009. Consecutive… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03399.x

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@article{Giannella2011ProlongedVS, title={Prolonged viral shedding in pandemic influenza A(H1N1): clinical significance and viral load analysis in hospitalized patients.}, author={Maddalena Giannella and M. Alonso and Dar{\'i}o Garc{\'i}a de Viedma and Paula L{\'o}pez Roa and Paz Catal{\'a}n and B. Jorge Ivan Padilla and P. Munoz and Eva Tiz{\'o}n Bouza}, journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases}, year={2011}, volume={17 8}, pages={1160-5} }