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Inpharma Weekly

, Volume 1059, Issue 1, pp 9–10 | Cite as

Potential new treatments for sepsis, influenza

  • Gill Higgins
Newsletter Article

Abstract

A number of presentations at the 36th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) [ New Orleans, US; September 1996 ] focused on new ways of dealing with sepsis and influenza. Developments in the field of sepsis included a new vaccine with a broad spectrum of activity against Gramnegative bacteria, and an antibody structure that may act as a ‘sponge’ for ‘mopping up’ endotoxin in cases of severe infection. Regarding influenza, researchers are investigating the efficacy of a live intranasal vaccine. In addition, a new orally active neuraminidase inhibitor is in development.

Keywords

Influenza Influenza Virus Zanamivir 36th Interscience Neuraminic Acid 
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© Adis International Ltd 1996

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  • Gill Higgins

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