In the Luhansk region, the family became ill with botulism

В Луганской области семья заболела ботулизмом

In Ukraine, the growing number of cases of botulism

The condition of three adult patients of average weight, the child was in the hospital with a severe course of the disease.

In the Luhansk region family case of botulism was recorded in the village of Kamenka. He came to the hospital four people, including a child, reports on Tuesday, September 4, the press center of Gospodarevskaya.

“Operational message of the Chief of Gospodarevskaya in the Luhansk region, 31.08.2018 years of Kamenka Novopskov district, Luhansk region in the infectious diseases Department Novopskovsky Central hospital hospitalized four people (three people from one family, including a child of 11 years, and adult) with suspected botulism”, – stated in the message.

So, 31 Aug patients sought medical help. They the ambulance was delivered and hospitalized in regional hospital with the diagnosis of Food poisoning, botulism.

Specified, as adult patients – moderate, and the child was in the hospital with a severe course of the disease. Enter protivobotulinicheskoy serum patients started on 1 September.

Serum blood of patients and a sample of dried fish, namely bream, which he used victims, to conduct research for the presence of botulinum toxin 31 Aug sent in the state of Kharkiv regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

“The case of the family associated with the consumption of dried fish (bream), 29.08.2018 on purchased power in the retail food trade”, – noted in state foods and consumer service.

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