20 May 2013

H7N9, China: Guangdong Poultry samples tested positive for birdflu virus (Ifeng, May 20 2013, edited)

[Source: Ifeng, full text: (LINK). Automatic translation from Chinese.]

H7N9, China: Guangdong Poultry samples tested positive for birdflu virus

On May 20, 2013 17:05 Source: Xinhua News Agency

China Exclusive: [Guangdong detected an H7N9 avian influenza positive samples] May 20, 2013 -  the Information Office of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Disease Prevention and Control Center of Guangdong Province reported that samples form chicken suspected to be birdflu infected, have been confirmed by the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory positive for the H7N9 avian influenza.

The samples were collected from Zengcheng City, Guangdong Province Licheng Street, R & F market, the isolates of the H7N9 avian influenza virus strains isolated from pigeons and April 4 highly homologous.

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