Month: February 2019

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 6, 2019

Influenza A/Pdm09 continues to circulate predominantly and the flu activity remains elevated in the country. The overall incidence of Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 31/1000 outpatient visits and 10/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The laboratory-confirmed influenza viruses were detected mostly in age 30-64 years group. Fluview Week 6 2019

This was posted on Monday, February 18th, 2019 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 5, 2019

Influenza A/Pdm09 continues to circulate predominantly and the flu activity remains elevated in the country. The overall incidence of Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 33/1000 outpatient visits and 14/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The laboratory-confirmed influenza viruses were detected mostly in age 30-64 years group. Fluview Week 5 2019

This was posted on Monday, February 18th, 2019 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 4, 2019

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/Pdm09. The overall incidence of Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 24/1000 outpatient visits and 19/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The laboratory-confirmed influenza viruses were detected mostly in age 30-64 years group (Figure 1). Fluview Week 4 2019

This was posted on Friday, February 8th, 2019 By in Report , .

Monthly Epidemiology Report for January 2019

Two cases of Bacterial meningitis was reported from JDWNRH and Trongsa Hospital. All were in the age group of 1-11 months. Ten suspected measles cases were reported; none were tested positive for measles while a 10 months old child was tested positive for rubella. One suspected pertussis case was reported from JDWNRH. There were two… [Read more]

This was posted on Friday, February 8th, 2019 By in Report .

GeneXpert MTB/RIF Installation and Hands-on training for Laboratory staffs from Samtse Hospital

National Tb Reference Laboratory, Royal Centre for Disease Control has conducted two days Hands-on training on installation and running GeneXpert MTB/RIF for 2 staffs from Samtse Hospital and 2 new staff from NTRL on 30 and 31 January 2019. The training was conducted to make laboratory staffs competent on running the machine for early detection… [Read more]

This was posted on Friday, February 1st, 2019 By in Featured, News .