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Ahmad Faisol | Tri Wahono | Selasa, 15 Mei 2012 | 22:23 WIB
Unplug diphtheria Two Lives Residents Situbondo
Ahmad Faisol | Tri Wahono | Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | 22:23 pm
SITUBONDO, KOMPAS.com - deadly disease acute infection of the respiratory tract or the so-called epidemic of diphtheria began in Situbondo, East Java.
Data from the Health Office (DHO) the local states, from January until early May 2012, there were 60 people contracted the disease caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
Of these patients, two patients died of diphtheria in Bondowoso district health centers because the two men refused to be referred to hospitals dr Abdoer Rahem Situbondo by reason of fear to be placed in isolation rooms.
According to the Head of the (Head) of Disease Control and Environmental Health (P2PL) dr Khusnul Ibtidak, a disease caused by bacteria spread very fast process. Even if not immediately controlled diphtheria can cause death.
Diseases thought to have come from outside the district, attacked the upper respiratory tract by forming a membrane of the respiratory tract, causing obstruction of the respiratory tract for the sufferer.
"In fact, the impact of this diphtheria, as well as endotoxin can cause food poisoning bacteria can cause myocarditis, heart attack or death. Addition saluaran respiratory attack, if left unchecked, this diphtheria toxin will attack the heart muscle, kidney and nervous system," he said, Tuesday (05/15/2012).
Khusnul added defteri disease symptoms, the illness usually begins with mild fever, which is the initial condition of pain in the throat that is accompanied by a cough, and there is a white membrane of the respiratory tract. Even if the condition started badly, then the patient will experience shortness of breath diphtheria and nosebleeds.
Hospital public relations dr Abdoer Rahem Situbondo IIR Nadhiroh said, in this last week there were 3 patients with diphtheria who underwent hospitalization.