Geographic co-distribution of influenza virus subtypes H7N9 and H5N1 in humans, China
Wang, Liya, Zhang, Wenyi, Magalhaes, Ricardo J. Soares, Clements, Archie C.A., Hu, Wenbiao, Ding, Fan, Sun, Hailong, Li, Shenlong, Liu, Qiyong, Chen, Zeliang, Sun, Yansong, Huang, Liuyu, & Li, Cheng-Yi (2013) Geographic co-distribution of influenza virus subtypes H7N9 and H5N1 in humans, China. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 19(11), pp. 1898-1900.
Human infection with a novel low pathogenicity influenza A(H7N9) virus in eastern China has recently raised global public health concerns (1). The geographic sources of infection have yet to be fully clarified, and confirmed human cases from 1 province have not been linked to those from other provinces. While some studies have identified epidemiologic characteristics of subtype H7N9 cases and clinical differences between these cases and cases of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N1), another avian influenza affecting parts of China (2–4), the spatial epidemiology of human infection with influenza subtypes H7N9 and H5N1 in China has yet to be elucidated. To test the hypothesis of co-distribution of high-risk clusters of both types of infection, we used all available data on human cases in mainland China and investigated the geospatial epidemiologic features...
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||H7N9, H5N1, Geographic Co-distribution|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Epidemiology (111706)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Health Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|
|Deposited On:||20 May 2014 23:48|
|Last Modified:||22 May 2014 02:58|
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