Three Cases of Avian-origin Influenza A (H7N9) Virus Infection in Zhejiang Province, China: Case Report and Literature Review.

Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)

PubMedID: 25318811

Jin W, Wang L, Xia J, Ye J. Three Cases of Avian-origin Influenza A (H7N9) Virus Infection in Zhejiang Province, China: Case Report and Literature Review. Intern Med. 2014;53(20):2397-400.
This report provides information on the clinical characteristics and treatment of three patients with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus treated in Zhejiang Province, China. The infection was characterized by respiratory symptoms, fever, rapid progression, and significant hypoxemia. Laboratory tests showed a low level or decrease in leukocytes. It is recommended that neuraminidase inhibitors be administered at early stage of the disease.