In Ukraine recorded case of cholera

В Украине зафиксирован случай холеры

Recorded in Berdyansk strain is not likely to cause a cholera outbreak, assured in the Ministry of health.

Case of cholera recorded in Berdyansk Zaporizhia region. Reported Zaporozhye regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health.

At the hospital turned resting in Berdyansk, a resident of Dnipropetrovsk region, suffering from acute gastroenterocolitis. After the hospital the day he refused treatment and went home. Later it became known that taken from patient samples selected Vibrio cholerae O1, Ogawa serovar, avirulent, non-toxigenic.

At the place of stay of the infected men in Berdyansk examined six people who were in contact with him, the 10 swabs, two samples of drinking water, one sample of wastewater.

Also investigated a sample of shrimp taken from a private individual on the beach No. 3, where the rest of the patient, four samples of sea water, one sample of waste water and urban sewage treatment plants to clean and one wastewater sample to the infectious diseases hospital treatment. However, the results of all the samples is negative, the cholera Vibrio was not detected.

Data about cholera passed by the place of permanent residence of the patient in Novomoskovsk.

Berdyansk city Council has approved a plan of actions for localization and elimination of foci of cholera.

The main symptoms of cholera – diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and cramps in the legs. Vibrio cholerae of 01 can cause outbreaks, but it is recorded in Berdyansk detoksikatsii and avirulent strain is unable to provoke an outbreak of cholera.

We will remind, earlier in Nikolaev in one of the river water samples was discovered the causative agent of cholera.

The doctors warned that the detected strain is very aggressive and the city authorities have prohibited swimming and fishing in waters near Nikolaev.

Note, in late summer, an outbreak of cholera occurred in Algeria. In the North of the country have recorded 147 cases with suspected infection with cholera, and 49 of them were confirmed and two people died.

But due to the outbreak of cholera in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, killing 10 people.

 

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