Impact of neuraminidase inhibitors on influenza A(H1N1)pdm09-related pneumonia: an individual participant data meta-analysis


Muthuri S. G. , Venkatesan S., Myles P. R. , Leonardi-Bee J., Lim W. S. , Al Mamun A., ...More

INFLUENZA AND OTHER RESPIRATORY VIRUSES, vol.10, no.3, pp.192-204, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/irv.12363
  • Title of Journal : INFLUENZA AND OTHER RESPIRATORY VIRUSES
  • Page Numbers: pp.192-204
  • Keywords: Hospitalisation, individual participant data meta-analyses, influenza-related pneumonia, neuraminidase inhibitors, RISK-FACTORS, A H1N1, OSELTAMIVIR TREATMENT, ANTIVIRAL TREATMENT, VIRUS-INFECTION, OUTCOMES, HOSPITALIZATION, ADULTS, COMPLICATIONS

Abstract

BackgroundThe impact of neuraminidase inhibitors (NAIs) on influenza-related pneumonia (IRP) is not established. Our objective was to investigate the association between NAI treatment and IRP incidence and outcomes in patients hospitalised with A(H1N1)pdm09 virus infection.