Clinical Findings for Early Human Cases of Influenza A(H7N9) Virus Infection, Shanghai, China
Shuihua Lu1 , Yufang Zheng1, Tao Li1, Yunwen Hu1, Xinian Liu, Xiuhong Xi, Qingguo Chen, Qingle Wang, Ye Cao, Yanbing Wang, Lijun Zhou, Douglas Lowrie, and Jing Bao
Author affiliations: Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center, Shanghai, China (S. Lu, Y. Zheng, T. Li, Y. Hu, X. Liu, X. Xi, Q. Chen, Q. Wang, Y. Cao, Y. Wang, L. Zhou, D. Lowrie); Henry M Jackson Foundation–Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA (J. Bao)
Figure 1. . . Chest computed tomography (CT) scan and radiograph images of patient (case-patient 1) in a study of 4 persons with early cases of influenza A(H7N9) virus infection, Shanghai, China. Images were taken 1, 5, 7, and 11 days after illness onset. A, B) CT scan images on day 1, showing bilateral pleural effusion but no obvious lesions. C) CT scan image on day 5, showing extensive ground-glass opacity and consolidation. D, E) x-ray images on days 7 and 11, respectively, showing reduced light transmittance on both sides of the lung.
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