Friday, February 8, 2013

Indonesia: Padang Human Case H5N1 Avian Influenza

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Padang: Patient suspect bird flu Pariaman Darli 73-year-old was rushed to hospital this afternoon M Djamil old Padang.Lelaki origin Sunur Pariaman patients suspect this to be the first H5N1 virus in 2013. "Yes, this afternoon there was bird flu suspect patients are referred to here," said Information and Documentation Officer giver (PPID) Dr M Djamil Padang, Gustavianof, Friday 8/2 contacted. Darli a patient referrals from health centers in the area Pariaman. "The condition of the bird flu susfect patients on admission had a fever since three days, and experience shortness of breath," he said. Upon arrival Gustavianof said, patients directly examined in a hospital isolation room so that the disease does not spread to other patients. "The team of doctors at the hospital have an intensive examination of patients who had just entered in a special care," he said. But Gustavianof could not confirm whether the positive patient bird flu. "Not because we have to take blood samples and check, whether they're positive or negative instead of bird flu," said Gustafianov. For negative and positive bird flu, RS M Djamil awaiting the results of laboratory in Jakarta. "The blood of the patient suspect we send to be tested in blood laboratotium Agency for Health Research and Development (Balitbangkes) MOH," he said. While the availability of drug-related anticipation Taminflu, Gustafianov sure enough. "Stock drugs are able to treat patients infected with H5N1 or avian influenza virus and has not expired," he said. Meanwhile, the child Sepriyanto Darli said he did not know his parents treated Dr M.Djamil Padang in special care patients suspect bird flu. "To my knowledge, you only have one week of fever, shortness of breath and experience it, and then taken to the health center for treatment," he said. He added that while in the health center, the doctor who examined the health condition in order referred only to notify the department of M.Djamil Padang is likely suffering parents susfect bird flu. "It's strange, when you no direct contact with chickens, ducks and owned by residents who are near the house," he hoped the results of blood tests negative parents.

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