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BMJ. 1994 May 21;308(6940):1341-5.

Influenza: diagnosis, management, and prophylaxis.

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Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Abstract

Influenza causes enormous morbidity, death, and economic loss. Annual vaccination is strongly recommended for groups at high risk. Amantadine is effective treatment for and prophylaxis against influenza A during epidemics. New developments include rapid laboratory diagnosis, live attenuated vaccines, and antiviral drugs.

PMID:
8019225
PMCID:
PMC2540274
DOI:
10.1136/bmj.308.6940.1341
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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