Dongguan Fenggang Hospital ICU ward lying inside Hemou now in critical condition, multiple organ dysfunction have emerged, the mortality rate as high as 60%. Risk Dongguan City Health Bureau held a press conference on the 16th, the responsible person, because Hemou infection with H7N9 avian influenza may farmhouse restaurant in chicken, whereas now this season is conducive to virus transmission, dissemination of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza persists.
Pathogens in the investigation of patients ate chicken farmhouse
According to deputy director of the Dongguan Municipal Health Bureau spokesman Ye Xiangyang introduction, the cases of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza cases of severe pneumonia cases in Dongguan found in monitoring. 39-year-old patient Hemou is Yilong, who now live in Fenggang Town, Dongguan City.
6th of this month, he began to develop fever, headache and fatigue and discomfort, did not improve after the self-medication, he worked in a local clinic, Fenggang town, 11 to Fenggang hospital treatment, 13 exacerbations transferred to ICU treatment. 14, 2009, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dongguan City, throat swab specimens of patients infected with H7N9 avian influenza nucleic person is positive, the next day by the CDC to review the results of the province of the same.
Hemou after being diagnosed, the disease control department Dongguan immediate family members of patients epidemiological investigation conducted to understand the history of exposure before the onset HeMou. Deputy director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, ZHANG Qiao-li said, because patients in critical condition, unable to do prior to the survey readme, but family members said, have not been to the farmers market before Hemou disease, but this month the 1st Fenggang town had a farmhouse restaurant Inside eaten chicken.
Followed by the relevant departments of the restaurant were examined and found to have live chickens and ducks live poultry raising. Restaurant has been ordered to stop, kitchen, cutlery and so were disinfected, and all live birds were hunted, some frozen poultry in the refrigerator also been destroyed. Disease control departments will be done once the external environment of the restaurant's inspection, found no problem and then allow it opened.
In addition, the disease control department also Fenggang, all three birds wholesale farmers market and external environment sampled 100 specimens, and did not detect H7N9 avian influenza nucleic acid positive.
Zhang Qiao-li that although the present sample test results cages of the restaurant, chicken endures environment has not come out, but this type of farmhouse restaurants tend to have chickens slaughtered in the air, or there is a risk of spread of avian influenza virus, so recommended that such a restaurant, when the slaughter of live birds to stay away from the guests dining spots.
Progression in patients with multiple organ damage
Hemou currently in critical condition, being treated in isolation Fenggang Hospital ICU. According to Dongguan human infection of avian influenza H7N9 clinical team leader Zhang Ping, the patient had very healthy, there is no underlying disease, but soon, and now liver function, kidney function, heart function after infection process indicators have abnormal condition, appeared in multiple organ damage.
Once a person infected with H7N9 avian influenza multiple organ dysfunction appear, that the mortality rate as high as 60%. Guangzhou has invited experts to consultation, to assess the level of risk considered great condition, so the spot in Fenggang, rescue, and did not implement referral for treatment.
In the health sector, the full treatment of infected persons, but also for the 53 close contacts were under medical observation for a period of one week. Zhang Ping said that currently no fever, upper respiratory symptoms, everyone performed in throat swab specimens, the results are displayed as negative.