A Model-based Assessment of Oseltamivir Prophylaxis Strategies to Prevent Influenza in Nursing Homes
Carline van den Dool , Eelko Hak, Marc J.M. Bonten1, and Jacco Wallinga1
Author affiliations: University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands (C. van den Dool, E. Hak, M.J.M. Bonten, J. Wallinga); University Medical Center, Groningen, the Netherlands (E. Hak); National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (J. Wallinga)
Figure 4. The number of daily doses of oseltamivir needed to prevent 1 influenza virus infection or disease (DNP). Results are shown for both postexposure (PE) prophylaxis and continuous (cont) prophylaxis for increasing proportions of oseltamivir-resistant virus strains in the community.
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