Use of Oseltamivir to control influenza complications after bone marrow transplantation

  title={Use of Oseltamivir to control influenza complications after bone marrow transplantation},
  author={Clarisse Martins Machado and L S Vilas Boas and Ana Verena Almeida Mendes and I F da Rocha and Daniel Sturaro and Frederico Luiz Dulley and Cl{\'a}udio S{\'e}rgio Pannuti},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
Summary:Influenza infection can be severe in bone marrow transplant (BMT) recipients. Although yearly epidemics occur worldwide, and a higher risk of complication is expected in these patients, few studies have addressed the impact of the new neuraminidase inhibitors in the prognosis of influenza after BMT. Influenza A or B infections were found in 39 of the 66 patients (59%) showing a positive nasal wash by DFA. Influenza A was diagnosed in 18 patients and influenza B in 23 patients; two… CONTINUE READING

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