Girl suspected of coronavirus hospitalized in Zhytomyr

Source : 112 Ukraine

She returned from China last week was admitted to hospital for treatment; the girl passed 15 medical tests
22:18, 3 February 2020

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In Zhytomyr, a girl was hospitalized upon the return from holidays in China with suspected coronavirus. She was put for treatment in a hospital and passed 15 tests. The website of the Zhytomyr Regional Laboratory Center reported that.

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"Last week, specialists of the regional laboratory center, together with workers of medical institutions in the city of Zhytomyr, investigated the case of suspected" coronavirus infection "in a child who returned from a vacation in China," the message said.

It is noted that the child was hospitalized in the infectious ward of the children's hospital.

“As of January 29, for the virological confirmation of the diagnosis of coronavirus infection, there is no set of diagnostics in the state, in particular in the region. Therefore, exclusion or confirmation of the diagnosis of coronavirus infection was carried out according to the approved algorithm by conducting virological studies of the material from the sick child for other viral infections," the report said.

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In total, the virology laboratory of the regional laboratory center for this purpose conducted 15 tests for a child free of charge and spent about $240.

"Based on the results of these studies, the adenovirus was isolated. Anti-epidemic measures were taken in a timely and full measure. Considering the data from virological studies, clinical data, contact surveillance data, the diagnosis of coronavirus infection was not confirmed," - the report says.

As we reported, two people who returned from China were hospitalized with an acute viral respiratory infection (ARVI).

Thus, on February 1, at Boryspil Airport, two passengers went to the doctors due to the suspicion of 2019-nCoV. The preliminary diagnosis is ARVI.


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