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Effectiveness of neuraminidase inhibitors in reducing mortality in patients admitted to hospital with influenza A H1N1pdm09 virus infection: A meta-analysis of individual participant data

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Background: Neuraminidase inhibitors were widely used during the 2009-10 influenza A H1N1 pandemic, but evidence for their eff ectiveness in reducing mortality is uncertain. We did a meta-analysis of individual participant data to investigate the association between use of neuraminidase inhibitors and mortality in patients admitted to hospital with pandemic influenza A H1N1pdm09 virus infection. Methods: We assembled data for patients (all ages) admitted to hospital worldwide with laboratory ...

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Muthuri, SG More by this author
Venkatesan, S More by this author
Leonardi-Bee, J More by this author
Al Khuwaitir, TSA More by this author
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Journal:
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Volume:
2
Issue:
5
Pages:
395-404
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
2213-2619
ISSN:
2213-2600
URN:
uuid:6031429b-667c-4ce0-8b54-e4b2e42cdbcd
Source identifiers:
486587
Local pid:
pubs:486587
Language:
English

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