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Update on cluster of Multi-drug Resistant Acinetobacter cases in Tuen Mun Hospital

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesperson of Tuen Mun Hospital gave the following update today (May 12) regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of Multi-drug Resistant Acinetobacter (MDRA) cases in a male rehabilitation ward:

     The hospital has continued with the screening procedures and confirmed one more 68-year-old patient to have MDRA. He is now hospitalised under medical surveillance and isolation with stable condition.

     The case has been reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for necessary follow-up. The hospital will continue the enhanced infection control measures and closely monitor the situation.

Ends/Thursday, May 12, 2016
Issued at HKT 17:56


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