Swine Flu Sample Resistant to Antiviral Oseltamivir – UK Health Protection Agency – 30 June 2009

Posted on July 1, 2009. Filed under: Influenza A(H1N1) / Swine Flu | Tags: , |

Swine Flu Sample Resistant to Antiviral Oseltamivir

Info copied from the HPA website.

“The National Influenza Centre of Denmark at Statens Serum Institut has reported to the World Health Organisation (WHO) the identification of an isolate of swine flu (H1N1v) resistant to the antiviral oseltamivir.

Following testing in Denmark, resistance was also confirmed by the WHO Collaborating Centre at the Medical Research Council (MRC) National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) in the UK.

The virus remained susceptible to the antiviral zanamivir.”  … continues on the website

For further information on swine flu visit the Health Protection Agency’s website.

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