The Federal Teaching Hospital (FTH) Gombe has said that no less than 5 patients with associated cases with Lassa fever have been conceded into the segregation ward of the well being office over the most recent couple of days. The Deputy Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee of the emergency clinic, Dr. Kefas Paul Zawaya said the segregation ward was completely filled with the patients who were yet to be put on dynamic treatment because of the none affirmation of their sickness.
He said the patients were yet to be put on legitimate treatment in-demonstrate hatred for the signs and manifestation of Lassa they show. “We can’t begin to treat them without the affirmation of their disease. While we are anticipating their test result from Abuja, the patients are being overseen scarcely.” Dr. Zawaya deplored the moderate procedure of getting test bring about the state. He said the medical clinic is feeling the risk of not getting affirmation of the speculated cases.
He included that the postponement in getting test results was because of the ongoing change in government’s arrangement, which coordinates that emergency clinics in the northern piece of the nation are to take tests to Abuja for testing, while those in South-South and South-East will go to Irrua in Edo state while offices in the South-West go to Lagos for their tests. “When we were being allowed to send samples to Lagos, we get results in less than 72 hours and commence treatment on our patients,” the Deputy CMAC said.
Nonetheless, the chief had in a meeting with newsmen affirmed that the state was all the while anticipating test results from tests taken from patients with associated cases with Lassa fever.