Hunan’s first case of human infection with H5N6 avian influenza in children with severe isolation

with the continuous development of society, our living standards are rising, but also to face a series of new problems in the new century. When it comes to avian flu, the first thought is isolation, and then wait for the arrival of death. But now the situation has been broken.

4 28, Hunan Children’s Hospital, came the good news, the country’s first case of human infection with H5N6 avian influenza critically ill children Xiao Er (a pseudonym) for the second consecutive deep sputum virus nucleic acid test negative, has lifted medical isolation.

11 years old children from Zhuzhou, from April 11th, a sense of discomfort, transferred to Hunan Children’s Hospital on 13, was diagnosed with human H5N6 avian influenza cases.

Lu Xiulan, director of the two Department of critical medicine,

children’s Hospital, after a positive and effective treatment, Xiao son has been continuous deep sputum virus nucleic acid test negative for two consecutive times, which means that compliance with the requirements of lifting respiratory isolation.

approved by the provincial CDC, the hospital decided on April 28th at 8 o’clock, the official cancellation of the child’s level of protection of the two children, the lifting of medical isolation, changed to the general management of critically ill children. Due to the child’s lung suffered heavy losses, but also requires a long time to recover, in order to prevent secondary infection, the child will be a protective isolation. Children will still live in isolation, but the staff do not need to wear protective clothing into.

‘s "Xiao’s transcutaneous blood oxygen saturation has been maintained at around 94% in the past few days, while at the same time the parameters of the noninvasive ventilator are decreasing, indicating that the lung condition is improving."." Lu Xiulan said that the child’s diet from a semi fluid to a normal diet, has tried to remove the non-invasive ventilator, replaced by nasal catheter oxygen. The next stage of treatment is to prevent secondary infection, reduce the incidence of pulmonary fibrosis and other children, the treatment cycle is expected to take about 2 weeks.

with the continuous improvement of life, the continuous development of medicine, I believe that in the future we will be able to find the best method of treatment, but also hope that the child’s condition can be timely recovery.

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