Zanamivir-Resistant Influenza Viruses with a Novel Neuraminidase Mutation
Aeron C Hurt, Jessica K Holien, Michael Parker, Anne Kelso, Ian G Barr
Journal of Virology | AMER SOC MICROBIOLOGY | Published : 2009
We thank the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (Manila, Philippines), Queensland Health Services (Brisbane, Australia), Canterbury Health Services (Christchurch, New Zealand), and the WHO National Influenza Centre, National Institute of Health (Bangkok, Thailand), for submitting the viruses investigated in this study. In addition we thank all of the other laboratories that have submitted samples used in this study to the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Melbourne, Australia. We also thank Naomi Komadina, Yi-Mo Deng, and Pina Iannello for undertaking the sequence analysis of some isolates and Robert Shaw, Chris Durrant, and Helen Sjogren for the culture of isolates used in the surveillance study.The WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.