Saturday, December 11, 2010

Indonesia: H5N1 Patient Goes Home


K (21), patients from Bandung Kulon District, the city of Bandung, home of Hasan Sadikin Hospital (RSHS).
He was declared cured of the virus called H5N1, or bird flu. Before leaving, the patient had tested positive for H5N1 suffer.

"At 18:00 pm (yesterday, red) Flamboyan Room officers escorted home and received the local health center staff," says Primal Sudjana, physicians who are members of a special investigation team RSHS infectious diseases, in a short message to the detikbandung on Saturday (11/12/2010) .

After some investigation, some time ago patients tested positive for H5N1 suffering. RSHS also continue to make intensive care for patients concerned.

"Final examination, the patient was negative and in good condition," he explained. When asked whether the patient still needs further investigation, Primal replied, "monitored by the health center."

K entered into RSHS on 22 November and immediately admitted to the Isolation Room Flamboyan. Patients in with abdominal pain conditions, pneumonia (inflammation of the lung - editor), weight, and fever.

Even shortness of breath experienced by patients are already being felt since a week before being taken to RSHS. Meanwhile, patients with no prior history of contact with birds infected with H5N1.

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