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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 for Tuen Mun Hospital (TMH) gave the following update today (August 7) regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of inpatients with Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter (MDRA) in a medicine and geriatrics ward:
     The laboratory test sample of a 70-year-old male patient in the ward was confirmed to have MDRA without clinical symptoms of infection. He is in critical condition due to underlying illnesses, and is under medical surveillance and isolation.
     TMH will continue the enhanced infection control measures and closely monitor the situation of the ward. The case has been reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for necessary follow-up.
Ends/Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Issued at HKT 18:35
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