Sunday, December 22, 2013

Shenzhen: the first case of H7N9 infection in patients in critical condition has not yet been confirmed by a source

December 22, 2013
Yangcheng Evening News reporter Wang reports: Reporters yesterday from the first case of human infection with H7N9 admitted to Shenzhen bird flu in Shenzhen Third People's Hospital informed patients in Europe currently busy strong sense though awake, but still in a relatively difficult period in critical condition, need to continue to use mechanical ventilation. Hospital staff and respiratory expert group, ICU specialists will jointly conduct consultations to patients every day, and under the guidance of the city antiviral avian influenza prevention and control expert groups, anti-bacterial infection treatment, patients avoid organ failure continues.But still can not confirm the source of infection in patients.
Serious bacterial infection in vivo
Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen, Shenzhen yesterday informed the first human avian influenza H7N9 virus infection confirmed cases of the relevant circumstances, the patient Europe Wang Qiang, 38, male, Han nationality, Gaozhou people live Longgang District Nanling, "because fever, cough, sputum, wheezing nine days, adding two days ", on at 13:30 on the 18th transferred by the Shenzhen Municipal People's Hospital of Shenzhen Third People's Hospital of flu three subjects.
Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen, Shenzhen H7N9 virus prevention and control team leader Zhoubo Ping said that the current H7N9 avian flu mainly based on national treatment for patients in Europe Wang Qiang determine treatment options, mainly for anti-viral therapy and assisted ventilation. "The patients also infected with the concentration of sepsis, multiple organ dysfunction occurs, the need for anti-infective therapy and other treatments. Patient has been basically clear, but inserted a tube on a ventilator, unable to speak."
Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Shenzhen Third People's Hospital Yuan Jing said, according to the EU for patients every day viral Wang Qiang be detected, the patient virus content currently has decreased, from sputum has not detected the virus, detected in other parts of the body fewer virus, viral control, but there have been more serious bacterial infection.
So ill patients treated late
According to reports, Wang Qiang Europe where the patient care unit is equipped with two medical staff, in addition to a physician, a nurse and another ventilator management, both 24 hours personal care. Doctors and nurses also wear respiratory diseases prevention and control in accordance with the provisions of the protective clothing, wear N95 masks, protective glasses and hat. "The risk of hospital infections is not other people." Zhoubo Ping said.
Zhoubo Ping said that patients treated late, delayed treatment. The 9th disease, the 14th began to use Tamiflu, 5,6 genius begin with, but still very good therapeutic effect of Tamiflu, found that there is a positive part of the patient is detected yesterday, but not much viral load.
Experts say the need not hoard Radix
Proximal time for some people to hoard Radix prevention of H7N9 cases, Zhoubo Ping said that it did not need to, "Avian flu is not an ordinary flu, there is no indication that will person to person, do not need to buy Radix."
Zhoubo Ping said, H7N9 bird flu virus is mainly transmitted to humans by birds.Zhoubo Ping advised the public to minimize contact with poultry, try not to buy live chickens in the live bird markets. "If less contact, less chance of infection if exposed to birds, with flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough, etc., should first go to the hospital."
Currently Shenzhen major hospitals have increased the unexplained pneumonia and suspected cases of screening. Zhoubo Ping said that the conditions allow it, the proposed closure of live bird markets.
Reporters learned that the H7N9 avian influenza virus has been detected in the South Bay Cambridge Meat Market Longgang live poultry stalls resume business. But H7N9 avian influenza virus has been detected in Longgang Henggang Paibang market has not yet operating, the relevant responsible person said might have to wait until next week before opening. Nanling integrated market of live poultry stalls all off, when it resumed operations Not be notified.

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