Shanghai newly confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 his wife died of H7N9 in the 3rd
[Xinmin Reuters] April 11, 2013, the Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission, then the Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control report, the city found one cases of laboratory detection of the H7N9 avian influenza virus positive patients. The patient has been municipal expert group consultation confirmed.
As of 16:00 this afternoon, a total of 21 cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, of which 7 died and another 13 cases are being isolated treatment, one children have been discharged.
Add one patient as follows:
Gumou, male, 56 years old, from Shanghai staff. Fatigue, fever and other symptoms start to appear on April 1, April 3, 4, two to the Huashan Hospital for treatment, on April 4, 2011 18 Huashan Hospital will Gumou to go to the treatment of the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center, The patient is further treatment. April 5th City CDC routinely the cases throat swab sample test results for the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid negative. In April 6 Gumou high fever, the disease continues to progress. City CDC sampled again on April 10, plus mining the patient's lower respiratory tract secretions samples. April 11, Municipal Center for Disease Control and the city another National Influenza Network Laboratory testing, the test results were positive for H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid.
Organization of municipal clinical expert group in accordance with the relevant requirements of the City Health and Family Planning Commission to hold consultations on the cases, the experts based on the clinical manifestations, laboratory testing and epidemiological data, the diagnosis of the cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases.
After investigation, the close contacts of the cases a total of four people have been implementing strict medical observation, have not yet found an exception. His wife than some found on March 27, 2013 the fever and other symptoms, the patient respiratory specimens collected on April 4 detection N7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive, and municipal clinical expert consultation diagnosis of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases .
In the evening of April 12, should be invited by the Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission, the National Health and Family Planning Commission and the Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission jointly organized experts on two cases of human infection confirmed cases of the H7N9 avian flu epidemiological association fully discussed, based on currently available information, not enough judge Gumou incidence is due to an infection. Experts should pay attention to the research, to strengthen co-exposure history of cases, clusters of cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza virus pathogenic characteristics with the study of the natural history of disease. (Xinmin Network reporter Li Ruonan Li Xin)