Platelets & Influenza: INRA press release


Capture-d’écran-2015-04-30-à-17.20.18-680x330Platelets play a role in severe pulmonary infections associated with influenza viruses. This has been revealed for the first time by researchers from Team 1 of LVTS in collaboration with researchers from INRA and the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1. This work has been published on April 1, 2015 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Their results show that anti-platelet drugs represent an effective therapeutic support against serious influenza.

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