Saturday, 01/12/2012 -
(Reuters) - By Provincial Hospital in a state of continuous high fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath ... the usual treatments for patients who do not yield results, the doctor suspected patients H5N1 infection should be referred to hospital for Tropical diseases treatment.
Cases suspected of being infected with the virus aforementioned risk patients Nguyen Van Sang (42 years old, live in Kien Giang). Known, Mr Sang is made in the town of Thuan An, Binh Duong. Before admission, he visited the home in Kien Giang, his family had a flock of ducks, but are dying.Unfortunately, he brought 3 to Binh Duong disease ducks eating meat.
On 26/11, Mr. Sang began to appear symptoms of high fever, sore throat, cough, shortness of breath ... despite taking multiple medications, but the condition is not relieved. On 27/11 a friend took him to a Hospital Binh Duong visit. Here, the X-ray results recognized in patients with large cardiac shadow, pleural effusion associated with clinical symptoms doctors suspected H5N1-infected patients should be transferred to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases to continue treatment .
Immediately after receiving the notification of cases of suspected influenza, preventive medicine center in Binh Duong province has carried out disinfection in patients boarding area and the surrounding area. Hospital for Tropical Diseases and the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City is conducting the necessary tests to be the most accurate conclusion to this case.