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In addition, a veterinarian who had close, prolonged contact with cats demonstrating clinical signs is also reported to have tested positive for the same H7N2 influenza strain. The illness was mild, short-lived, and has resolved. This is the first reported case of human H7N2 infection due to exposure to an infected cat. All other people (more than 350) and animals (including dogs and rabbits) tested have tested negative.
The NYC Department of Health has resources available online for veterinarians, health care providers, and the public.
It is unknown whether this current outbreak will be limited to the NYC area and diagnostic testing is being coordinated through the University of Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the New York State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Cornell. However, DCPAH clients who have a cat showing signs of respiratory illness and are concerned about or suspect LPAI can contact DCPAH for information about testing.