Clinical presentation and sequence analyses of HA and NA antigens of the novel H7N9 viruses

  title={Clinical presentation and sequence analyses of HA and NA antigens of the novel H7N9 viruses},
  author={Jiankang Han and Furong Niu and Meihua Jin and Li-li Wang and Jia Liu and Peng Zhang and Bo Xie and Xiaofang Wu and Dong Wen and Lei Ji and Guangtao Liu and Zhongrong Yang and Chiyu Zhang and Dongming Zhou and Qibin Leng and Ke Lan},
  booktitle={Emerging Microbes & Infections},
Recently, a novel H7N9 avian influenza A virus has led to a human influenza outbreak in China. Here we report a 64-year old man with possible history of chronic bronchitis died from the H7N9 infection in Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province in Eastern China. The patient had been exposed to poultry before disease onset. Phylogenetic analyses of hemagglutinin and neuraminidase genes showed a close genetic relationship between viruses from the patient and from poultry booths where he had visited… CONTINUE READING
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