INfluenza-Associated central nervous system dysfunction in taiwanese children clinical characteristics and outcomes with and without administration of oseltamivir

Yhu Chering Huang, Wen Chen Li, Kuo Chien Tsao, Chung Guei Huang, Cheng Hsun Chiu, Tzou Yien Lin

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Seventy-four of the 2651 patients (2.8%) with influenza aged <18 years had signs or symptoms of central nervous system dysfunction presenting to the hospital. None had oseltamivir exposure before the onset of central nervous system dysfunction. Seventeen children received oseltamivir therapy after admission and no significant difference between administration of oseltamivir and outcome was observed (P = 0.1512 by Fisher exact test).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)647-648
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009
Externally publishedYes



  • Central nervous system
  • Delirium
  • Encephalitis
  • Encephalopathy
  • Influenza

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Medicine(all)

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