Adamantane-resistant influenza A is an emerging problem, but infections caused by resistant and susceptible viruses have not been compared. We identified adamantane resistance in 47% of 152 influenza A virus (H3N2) isolates collected during 2005. Resistant and susceptible viruses caused similar symptoms and illness duration. The prevalence of resistance was highest in children.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|State||Published - Jan 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)