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  • Russia - "Marked rise" in intestinal infections among children in Novokuznetsk - hospitals overcrowded - possibly clostridium dificile

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    In Novokuznetsk more and more cases of intestinal infection among children
    March 14, 2014
    In Novokuznetsk marked rise in the incidence of intestinal infections, and in most cases - in children and Novosibirsk doctors treat such ailments transplant donor feces. Can unite doctors and patients?

    "Over the last three to four weeks of intestinal infections in our town ill for about 120 people per week. Moreover, it is not necessarily rotavirus infections, they may be bacterial ", - told reporters" KuzPress "Deputy Chief TO Rospotrebnadzora Novokuznetsk The Surveillance Elena Serzhantova.

    Parents are panicking, they say that hospitals are overcrowded and in kindergartens - quarantines.

    But Helen Serzhantova argues that this is normal for this time of year: "Yes, this is higher than the annual average, but for this time of the year - well, just the way it was last year."

    While the kids are sick Novokuznetsk, Novosibirsk researchers have begun to treat patients with diarrhea fecal transplant donor.

    This method is widely used in the U.S. for the treatment of diarrhea caused by the bacterium Clostridium dificile. The country even keep statistics of mortality from this type of diarrhea, and impressive numbers - 15,000 people a year.

    In Russia there is no such data. However, Novosibirsk scientists note that fecal transplant solves the problem of disease in one day, for it introduces a small amount of fecal microflora with the right donor to the patient through an endoscope. Americans use the material for these purposes relatives. The Center of New Medical Technologies (a division of the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine SB RAS in Novosibirsk) already have the first patients, says " Rambler-news . "

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