Increased detection in Australia and Singapore of a novel influenza A(H1N1) 2009 variant with reduced oseltamivir and zanamivir sensitivity due to a S247N neuraminidase mutation
AC Hurt, RT Lee, SK Leang, L Cui, YM Deng, SP Phuah, N Caldwell, K Freeman, N Komadina, D Smith, D Speers, A Kelso, RT Lin, S Maurer-Stroh, IG Barr
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The authors wish to thank the various laboratories that submit specimens and isolates to the Melbourne WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza. The reverse genetics plasmid pHW2000 was kindly provided by Dr Richard Webby, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, United States. The Melbourne WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.