Treating Viral Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Insights from a Mouse Model of Cigarette Smoke and H1N1 Influenza Infection

@inproceedings{Bauer2010TreatingVE,
  title={Treating Viral Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Insights from a Mouse Model of Cigarette Smoke and H1N1 Influenza Infection},
  author={Carla M. T. Bauer and Caleb C. J. Zavitz and Fernando M. Botelho and Kristen N. Lambert and Earl G. Brown and Karen Louise Mossman and John D. Taylor and Martin R. St{\"a}mpfli},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a progressive lung disease that is punctuated by periods of exacerbations (worsening of symptoms) that are attributable to viral infections. While rhinoviruses are most commonly isolated viruses during episodes of exacerbation, influenza viruses have the potential to become even more problematic with the increased likelihood of an epidemic. METHODOLOGY AND PRINCIPAL FINDINGS This study examined the impact of current and potential… CONTINUE READING

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