Xinhua News AgencyDecember 11, 2013 08:51
GUANGZHOU, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Samples taken from two live poultry markets in south China's Guangdong Province have tested positive for H7N9 bird flu, the provincial health authority confirmed on Wednesday.
Three samples from the two live poultry markets, both in Shenzhen, tested positive, said the Health Department of Guangdong Province.
On Tuesday, a H7N9-control team collected 70 samples from 13 live poultry markets in Shenzhen.
The three samples were taken from a chopping board, chicken excrement and tools for removing feathers.