Thursday, December 19, 2013

China: #H7N9 Update on 38(M) from Shenzhen

[the location of this case is Longgang District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province]

Shenzhen, the 19th confirmed case of human infection of bird flu H7N9, The 38-year-old man who was Gaozhou current patients in critical condition, which is diagnosed in the first six cases in Guangdong H7N9 cases.
According to reports, the name of the patient, who lives in Europe and surname Longgang District Nanling; December 9, patients with fever, cough, Nanling themselves to a clinic.
December 12, patients go to South Bay Hospital emergency department visits; December 12 and 16, by collecting swab test, two samples showed negative for influenza A virus nucleic acid.
December 17, Shenzhen CDC for testing in patients with alveolar draw fluid samples were positive for H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid. December 18, after reviewing the results of the Guangdong Provincial Center for Disease Control as the same, the same day the patient was income Shenzhen Third People's Hospital.
As of the 19th, the Guangdong provincial people infected with H7N9 bird flu case in six cases, including one case in Shenzhen, Huizhou one case, two cases in Dongguan, Yangjiang two cases; into since mid-December, a significant increase in H7N9 cases in Guangdong, 6 patients There are four cases confirmed since mid-December. (Tanggui Jiang)

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