H7N9, Shanghai: A Jiangsu resident tested positive for birdflu-
People's Republic of China National Health and Family Planning Commission www.moh.gov.cn
Shanghai found an exception later onset of infection Shanghai for treatment of people infected with the H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases, currently in Shanghai for medical treatment.
The cases are as follows:
patients with Yang, male, 68 years old, Jiangsu, retirees.
On April 13 patients with fever, cough, sputum, April 16 -4 19 treatment in Liyang City, Jiangsu Province People's Hospital, the diagnosis of pneumonia in the lower left, symptomatic treatment without improvement.
April 19 by the local 120 transferred to the Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital for treatment, a diagnosis of severe pneumonia admitted to hospital.
Patients currently active treatment. April 20, Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control laboratory test results for the H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive.
The case in accordance with the relevant requirements, the municipal clinical expert group consultation, the diagnosis of the cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed cases.
After investigation, the close contacts of the cases in Shanghai had a total of 3 people, have been implemented under medical observation, until now were not unusual.
In view of the cases in the incidence of Liyang City, Jiangsu Province, local infection, is Jiangsu Province of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza new cases
(Source: Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission website)