Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Cytotoxic treatment for avian influenza

The Lancet has published a paper on this, arguing that specific treatment usually used in haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) could be used to treat infection with H5N1, as there are clinical similarities between the conditions, including the presence in H5N1 infection of haemophagocytosis similar to that found in patients with HLH.

>>Read the Lancet paper (via ScienceDirect: Athens needed off campus)

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