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Volume 16, Number 7—July 2010

Research

Zoonotic Transmission of Avian Influenza Virus (H5N1), Egypt, 2006–2009

Amr Kandeel, Serge Manoncourt, Eman Abd el Kareem, Abdel-Nasser Mohamed Ahmed, Samir El-Refaie, Hala Essmat, Jeffrey Tjaden, Cecilia C. de Mattos, Kenneth C. EarhartComments to Author , Anthony A. Marfin, and Nasr El-Sayed
Author affiliations: Ministry of Health, Cairo, Egypt (A. Kandeel, E.A. el Kareem, A.-N. M. Ahmed, S. El-Refaie, H. Essmat, N. El-Sayed); US Naval Medical Research Unit 3, Cairo (S. Manoncourt, H. Essmat, J. Tjaden, C.C. de Mattos, K.C. Earhart, A.A. Marfin); US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A.A. Marfin)

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Table 3

Secondary complications in persons infected with avian influenza virus (H5N1), Egypt, 2006–2009*

No. secondary complications No. persons Type of complications (no. persons), outcome Case-fatality rate by no. complications (%)
1 6 ARDS (n = 2), 2 died; bacteremia (n = 2), 2 alive; pneumonia (n = 1), 1 alive; shock (n = 1), 1 alive 2/6 (33)
2 11 ARDS/pneumonia (n = 3), 2 died, 1 alive; ARDS/shock (n = 5), 1 died; ARDS/ renal failure (n = 1), 1 died; ARDS/coagulopathy (n = 1), 1 died; pneumonia/toxic myocarditis (n = 1), 1 alive 9/11 (82)
3 5 ARDS/pneumonia/shock (n = 3), 3 died; ARDS/shock/renal failure (n = 1), 1 died; shock/renal failure/coagulopathy (n = 1), 1 died 5/5 (100)
4 2 ARDS/pneumonia/shock/renal failure (n = 1), 1 died; ARDS/shock/renal failure/coagulopathy. (n = 1), 1 died 2/2 (100)
5 1 ARDS/pneumonia/shock/ renal failure/coagulopathy (n = 1), 1 died 1/1 (100)

*ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome.

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