Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Padang RS Rawat Suspected Bird Flu Patient

Archipelago / Thursday, December 2, 2010 3:44 pm, Padang: M. Djamil Hospital in Padang, West Sumatra, receive one patient suspected of having bird flu. This was disclosed Specialist Children's Hospital M. Djamil Padang, Finny Fitry Yeni, Wednesday (1 / 12).

"We received one patient suspected of having bird flu. The patient had high fever since last Sunday after direct contact with poultry," said Finny.

Fini said the patient named Barbie Elasah Laila (2). It was first known to have suspected bird flu after treatment by a midwife, and then referred to the Hospital (RS) M. Djamil.

Barbie is a child of the couple Afrizal (35) and Lailai (32), a resident of Karang Putih, Indarung, Lubuk Kilangan District, the city of Padang, West Sumatra.

"To find out whether these patients had positive bird flu, blood samples will be sent to Jakarta for further examination," he said.

"In seven to 10 days in the future we will only accept the results of examination of blood samples," said Fini.

Currently, patients treated in inpatient installation space C, Internal Medicine, Room Saspek, M. Djamil Hospital Padang. Meanwhile, parents of patients, Afrizal, say, my child has a fever after playing with birds behind the house. A day earlier, four birds also died suddenly, and immediately burned.

"The day before my son was sick, four of the eight birds that we keep in the back of the house died suddenly. We immediately burn it. But, a day later our son directly fever," he explained.

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