Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Antiviral Chemotherapy

1 comment:

  1. Q: A 67-year-old man visits his physician to request a drug to prevent the flu because he has an egg allergy and cannot receive influenza vaccine. The patient states that he was previously prescribed amantadine when he was exposed to influenza a few years ago. Amantadine may act as prophylaxis against influenza infection through which of the following mechanisms?

    A: It prevents viral uncoating.