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Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010

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Oseltamivir-Resistant Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus, South Korea

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Oseltamivir-Resistant Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus, South Korea

Medscape CME Questions

1. Which of the following best describes the pattern of oseltamivir resistance seen with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in South Korea?

A. Resistance was seen synchronous with amantadine resistance

B. Resistance was seen in the community

C. Resistance was seen in hospitalized patients

D. Resistance was seen only in immunosuppressed patients

2. A 45-year-old man from South Korea with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 infection is found to have resistance to oseltamivir. Which of the following is the most likely outcome of this resistance?

A. Increased transmission of virus to staff and family

B. Higher risk for resistance in the community

C. Increased length of hospital stay

D. None of the above

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