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Update on cluster of Multi-drug Resistant Acinetobacter cases in Queen Elizabeth Hospital
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesperson for Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) gave the following update today (March 29) regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of inpatients confirmed with Multi-drug Resistant Acinetobacter (MDRA) in a male neurosurgery ward:
     Two more patients (aged 56 and 58) of the ward have been confirmed as having MDRA without clinical symptoms. They are being treated under isolation with stable condition.
     QEH will continue the enhanced infection control measures and closely monitor the situation of the ward. The cases have been reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for necessary follow-up.
Ends/Thursday, March 29, 2018
Issued at HKT 17:58
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