Mechanisms of Action of Antiviral Agents

Authored by: Guido Antonelli , Ombretta Turriziani

Practical Handbook of Microbiology

Print publication date:  June  2015
Online publication date:  June  2015

Print ISBN: 9781466587397
eBook ISBN: 9781466587403
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Today more than 45 compounds have been formally approved for the treatment of viral infections. They are formally licensed for clinical use in the treatment of several viral infections caused by several human viruses such as human immunodeficiency virus, herpes simplex viruses, varicella–zoster virus, respiratory syncytial virus, cytomegalovirus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, or influenza A virus.

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