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Volume 20, Number 2—February 2014

Research

Human Antibody Responses to Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus, 2013

Li Guo1, Xi Zhang1, Lili Ren1, Xuelian Yu1, Lijuan Chen1, Hongli Zhou, Xin Gao, Zheng Teng, Jianguo Li, Jiayu Hu, Chao Wu, Xia Xiao, Yiyi Zhu, Quanyi Wang, Xinghuo Pang, Qi Jin2, Fan Wu2, and Jianwei Wang2Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: MOH Key Laboratory of Systems Biology of Pathogens, Beijing, People’s Republic of China (L. Guo, L. Ren, J. Li, Q. Jin, J. Wang); Institute of Pathogen Biology, Beijing (L. Guo, L. Ren, H. Zhou, X. Gao, J. Li, C. Wu, X. Xiao, Q. Jin, J. Wang); Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China (X. Zhang, X. Yu, Z. Teng, J. Hu, Y. Zhu, F. Wu); Beijing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing (L. Chen, Q. Wang, X. Pang)

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Table 1

Clinical characteristics of patients infected with influenza A(H7N9) virus, China, 2013*

Patient no. Age, y/sex Concurrent conditions Days of admission after symptom onset ICU Complications Mechanical ventilation Days to commencing antiviral treatment after admission Oseltamivir Outcome
1 66/M Arthritis, prostatitis 6 No No No 6 Yes R
2 73/M Chronic bronchitis 7 No No No 8 Yes R
3 67/M Hypertension 5 No No No 5 Yes R
4 62/M Hypertension 4 NA No No 7 Yes R
5 76/F Diabetes mellitus, hypertension, coronary disease 7 NA No Yes No No R
6 81/F Coronary disease, rheumatoid disease 4 NA No No 6 Yes R
7 83/F Diabetes mellitus, hypertension 6 Yes Respiratory failure, MODS Yes 8 Yes D
8 68/M Diabetes mellitus, hypertension 6 No No No 7 Yes R
9 53/M Diabetes mellitus 7 Yes Respiratory failure Yes 8 Yes R
10 54/M Hypertension 5 No No No 5 Yes R
11 79/M Hypertension 5 NA No Yes 9 Yes R
12 47/M None 6 No No Yes 6 Yes R
13 75/F Diabetes mellitus, hypertension 6 NA No Yes No No R
14 61/F None 3 Yes Respiratory failure, MODS Yes NA Yes D
15 7/F None 1 Yes No Yes 1 Yes R
16† 4/M None 6 No No No 6 Yes R
17 52/M Thyroid tumor 7 No Respiratory failure Yes 7 Yes D
18 77/M Hypertension, atrial fibrillation 5 NA NA Yes 5 Yes D
19 56/M NA 3 Yes ARDS, DIC, hemorrhagic shock Yes 3 Yes D
20 89/M Hypertension, diabetes mellitus 4 NA MODS No No No D
21 80/M Coronary disease, cirrhosis 7 NA Respiratory failure, acute heart failure Yes 7 Yes D

*ICU, admission to intensive care unit; R, recovered; NA, not available; D, died; MODS, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome: ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; DIC, disseminated (or diffuse) intravascular coagulation.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article and are co–first authors.

2These authors contributed equally to this article and are co–senior authors.

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