Oseltamivir Resistance in Adult Oncology and Hematology Patients Infected with Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus, Australia
Adrian R. Tramontana , Biju George, Aeron C. Hurt, Joseph S. Doyle, Katherine Langan, Alistair B. Reid, Janet M. Harper, Karin Thursky, Leon J. Worth, Dominic E Dwyer, C. Orla Morrissey, Paul D.R. Johnson, Kirsty L. Buising, Simon James Harrison, John F. Seymour, Patricia E. Ferguson, Bin Wang, Justin T. Denholm, Allen C. Cheng, and Monica Slavin
Author affiliations: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (A.R. Tramontana, K. Thursky, L.J. Worth, S.J. Harrison, J.F. Seymour, M. Slavin); Western Hospital, Footscray, Victoria, Australia (A.R. Tramontana); Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (B. George, D.E. Dwyer, B. Wang), World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (A.C. Hurt); The Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia (J.S. Doyle, C.O. Morrissey); Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia (K. Langan, P.D.R. Johnson); St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (A.B. Reid, K.L. Buising); Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne (J.M. Harper, J.T. Denholm, M. Slavin); Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Sydney (P.E. Ferguson); Monash University, Prahran (A.C. Cheng)
Figure. Date of admission to hospitals in Victoria (A) and New South Wales (B), Australia, for patients with underlying malignancy who were infected with pandemic (H1N1) 2009, April–October 2009. Twelve Victorian and 4 New South Wales patients were recipients of a hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Rates of laboratory detection of all influenza viruses, obtained from population-based epidemic surveillance for Victoria and New South Wales, are given in the Technical Appendix).
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