Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 29th, 2007
This study was conducted under Biosafety Level 4 conditions at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) by Dr. Kathleen Cashman under the supervision of Dr. Mary Guttieri, who has been working on various hemorrhagic fever viruses at USAMRIID for over 12 years. Strain 13 guinea pigs were challenged with a lethal dose of Lassa virus and treated with ST-193 once a day for 14 days. Administration with ST-193 resulted in significant reduction in mortality at the two doses tested, 80 mg/kg...
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