Volume 15, Number 9—September 2009
Clinical and Epidemiologic Characteristics of 3 Early Cases of Influenza A Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus Infection, People’s Republic of China, 2009
|Day no.||Patient 1||Patient 2||Patient 3||Mother of patient 3|
|1||+ (May 9)||ND (May 10)||ND (May 13)||ND (May 13)|
|4||+||+||+||ND (patient 3 isolated)|
*Day 1 of patients 1, 2, and 3 indicates the day of onset of fever. Day 1 of the mother of patient 3 indicates the day when fever developed in patient 3. Gray shading indicates days of oseltamivir treatment. RT-PCR, reverse transcription–PCR; ND: not done; +, positive for influenza A pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus; –, negative for influenza A pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
2The National Influenza A Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Clinical Investigation Group: Wang Chen, Cao Bin, Cao Zhixin, Tong Zhaohui (Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University); Li Xingwang, Zhang Ming, Guo Limin, Chen Zhihai (Beijing Ditan Hospital); Chen Hong (Chengdu Infectious Diseases Hospital); Chen Shijun, Gai Zhongtao (Jinan Infectious Diseases Hospital); Xu Xiaoyuan, Wan Hua, Zheng Bo, Wang Guangfa (Peking University, First Hospital); Jiang Nan (Sichuan Province People’s Hospital); Wu Hao (Beijing Youan Hospital, Capital Medical University); Gao Zhancheng (Peking University, People’s Hospital); Zhao Mingwu (Peking University, Third Hospital); Liang Zongan (Sichuang University Huaxi Medical College); Gao Dachuan (Jinan Chest Hospital); Shu Yuelong, Zhang Weidong, Zhang Yanping (Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention);. Deng Guohua (Peking Union Medical College Hospital); Ren Lili (Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences); Zhao Min (Military 302 Hospital, Beijing); Zhu Qingyu (Academy of Military Medical Sciences)