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Friday, December 24, 2010

Indonesia : Bird Flu Case Report Until November 2010

Translated report from Indonesia's Ministry of Health :

" In November 2010 there are additional positive cases of bird flu (H5N1) in the name of K (F, 21 years) of the Bandung, West Java. Positively infected by H5N1 cases reported based on the results of reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) Laboratory Research Center for Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research and Development Agency. K, a housewife from hospital 14 November 2010.

Four days later, went to the midwife in private practice with complaints of fever, cough, sore throat, dizziness and nausea. Four days later treated at the Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung, and immediately treated.Complaints when examined namely fever, cough, sore throat accompanied by shortness of breath.

Thorax x-rays with interpretation left pneumonia. On November 24, the general condition of severely ill patients are still attached to the ventilator. Current condition of the patient had gone home.Risk factors, K and his family lived in a house adjacent to a poultry stall just above and beside the shop.

Environmental conditions stalls located in an alley and humid. Thus, the risk factors of this case is in contact with the polluted environment of bird flu virus.

The cumulative positive cases of bird flu in Indonesia since 2005 until now is 171 cases, 141 cases of fatalities."

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