Monday, February 20, 2012

Indonesia; Suspected Human Case Central Kalimantan

Palangkaraya Hospital Patients Hospitalized One Bird Flu Contingency
February 20, 2012

Palangkaraya - AFP: General Hospital (Hospital) Doris Sylvanus Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan treating a patient suspected bird fklu. Patients who had the initials M, 49, a resident of this Kapuas Kabupeten referenced from Muhammadiyah hospital on Saturday (18/2) ago. Currently, M treated in a special isolation room bird flu patients. "From the symptoms that we express no such patients suspect bird flu. tengorokannya patient's fluid sample was immediately sent to our laboratory in Jakarta," said Doris Sylvanus Hospital Director Dr. Budi Suprastija. Monday (20/2). Based on patient history, he added, in the patient's residence a week before was a lot of birds that died suddenly. The patient himself has 12 free-range chicken, the three of them died suddenly. Then on Thursday (16/2) to avoid death on the other chickens, the family cut three chicken dishes to serve a family meal. The next day M was found ill with high fever and shortness of breath. "Based on the recent observation of a team of doctors, the patient's condition began to improve and be able to perform his own activities, good food and more. But we are still placed in isolation pending laboratory results from Jakarta, "said Budi. (SS/OL-04)

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