Viral clearance and inflammatory response patterns in adults hospitalized for pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus pneumonia.

@article{Lee2011ViralCA,
  title={Viral clearance and inflammatory response patterns in adults hospitalized for pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus pneumonia.},
  author={Nelson L. S. Lee and Paul Chan and Chun Kwok Wong and Ka-tak T Wong and K C Choi and Gavin Matthew Joynt and Philip Lam and Martin Chi Wai Chan and Bonnie Chun Kwan Wong and Grace Chung-Yan Lui and Winnie W. Y. Sin and Rity Y. K. Wong and Wai-yip Lam and Apple Chung-Man Yeung and Ting-fan Leung and Hing-Yu So and Alex Yu and Joseph J. Y. Sung and David Shu Cheong Hui},
  journal={Antiviral therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={237-47}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the virological and inflammatory responses of severe pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus pneumonia during antiviral treatment. METHODS In a prospective observational study, we recruited consecutive adults hospitalized with confirmed pandemic 2009 H1N1 infection during a 16-week period. Nasopharyngeal aspirate and non-respiratory samples (blood, stool and urine) were collected at presentation, and serial nasopharyngeal flocked swabs (NPFS) and tracheal… CONTINUE READING