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|Author:||niman [ Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:39 am ]|
|Post subject:||H9N2 Case Confirmed In Aswan Egypt 3M|
First H9N2 case in Egypt reported by FAO.
http://cdn.aphca.org/dmdocuments/Avian% ... 120215.pdf
|Author:||niman [ Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:40 am ]|
|Post subject:||Re: H9N2 Case Confirmed In Aswan Egypt 3M|
10/02/2015 – H9N2 infection in a human, Aswan
Source: National Authorities
On 10 February 2015, a human case of A (H9N2) influenza was detected by the routine national avian influenza surveillance system in Aswan Governorate. The case was a 3 years old male, avian influenza was suspected on 16 January 2015. Samples tested at Aswan subnational laboratory and subsequently the reference laboratory (NAMRU3) were positive for H9N2 Investigations revealed that the case had a history of contact with apparently healthy backyard poultry. H9N2 positive poultry has been detected in Egypt since 2011, yet this is the first confirmed human case.
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