Title: China, Shaanxi reported its second human case of H7N9 influenza.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Shaanxi province of China.
Source: Local Media, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.
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China, Shaanxi reported its second human case of H7N9 influenza
Source: China News / 2017-05-05 20:55:09
Shaanxi Province after reporting its first case of H7N9 influenza, started a comprehensive investigation of the epidemic, and a new human case was discovered. The case is now hospitalized in stable condition.
The case is a 63 years old male, who lives in Xianyang Weicheng District. Due to fever, cough, dizziness, diarrhea on May 2 was admitted to hospital for treatment.
On May 3 hospital performed an influenza virus antigen rapid detection, while the city CDC detection, H7N9 test results were negative.
On May 4, the hospital again to collect specimens sent to the city CDC detection, the patient of the biological specimens H7N9 nucleic acid test results were positive.
On May 5, Shaanxi Province, CDC review report, confirmed that the patient's biological specimens for the H7N9 virus nucleic acid positive, the day the patient transferred to the Xi'an Tangdu Hospital.
It is understood that currently the patient is conscious, vital signs are normal, and in stable condition.
Keywords: China; Shaanxi; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.