A severe case of Puumala hantavirus infection successfully treated with bradykinin receptor antagonist icatibant
2013 (English)In: Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, ISSN 0036-5548, E-ISSN 1651-1980, Vol. 45, no 6, 494-496 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
A patient with severe capillary leakage syndrome caused by a Puumala hantavirus infection was treated with a single dose of icatibant, a bradykinin receptor antagonist, with a dramatic positive response. We suggest that this drug should be tested in a larger number of patients with severe hantavirus infection.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. Vol. 45, no 6, 494-496 p.
Hantavirus, bradykinin, icatibant, capillary leakage
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-202363DOI: 10.3109/00365548.2012.755268ISI: 000318940400012OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-202363DiVA: diva2:631965