The researchers are also engaged in preclinical evaluation of other antiviral agents
as potential treatments for Zika infection.
in hepatitis B virus transfected cell lines: inhibitory and cytotoxic effect related to time of treatment.
If a patient with CHB becomes pregnant during treatment, the treatment indications can be reevaluated and the choice of antiviral agent
To 1 ml of each of three concentrations (Lc, Mc, Hc) in case of every antiviral agent
, 1 ml of normal saline solution was added in separate test tubes.
University of Virginia Patent Foundation (Charlottesville, VA) has patented a therapeutic method for treating biological diseases that includes the administration of an effective amount of a suitable antibiotic agent, antifungal agent or antiviral agent
in conjunction with an A2A adenosine receptor agonist.
Currently, there is no specific antiviral agent
directed against HCV that is commercially available, and no vaccine for prevention of HCV infection.
Now British researchers are predicting that heavy use of Tamiflu, as during a pandemic, will expose wild waterfowl to enough of the antiviral agent
to foster a resistant strain [EHP 115:102-106; Singer et al.].
The Government is making a mistake by stockpiling only one antiviral agent
in preparation for a flu pandemic, experts said.
New therapeutic agents are clearly needed to combat this common virus." He continued, "Investigations on the use of alternative medications such as topically applied alpha-interferon, a known antiviral agent
, have demonstrated some clinical benefit.
The researchers then administered Ganciclovir, an antiviral agent
which acts on these enzymes, and observed that the multiplication of cancer cells that produce the enzymes was halted and, as a result, the cancer tissues died out.
There is now a tissue impregnated with an antiviral agent
. It helps, but doesn't eliminate all of the virus.
Boceprevir is a protease inhibitor, a new class of direct-acting antiviral agent
that specifically targets and inhibits the replication of the hepatitis C virus.
Although we documented a relatively high attack rate in 1 ward (ward 1), and despite resistance to the antiviral agent
initially used, the outbreak abated quickly.
An investigational antiviral agent
that could prove particularly valuable is an intravenous formulation of zanamivir, a drug still active against all strains of influenza.
However, before SP-2a can further be developed as a novel antiviral agent
, its mode of action must be determined.