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Mosambi drip & death of dengue patient in UP: Hospital to be demolished

The Global hospital's owner Saurabh Mishra has said the spurious 'plasma' bags (platelets) were brought by the attendants of the patient. However, the result of the fluid sent for laboratory testing has been delayed.

LUCKNOW, Oct 26: The hospital in Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh accused of transfusion of mosambi juice (sweet lime) instead of blood platelets to a dengue patient (32) who later died has been given notice of demolition by the Government. The hospital allegedly occupies an unauthorised land and has no registration or permission.

The Prayagraj Development Authority has termed the building, Global Hospital and Trauma Centre located in Jhalwa, as "illegally constructed". The hospital has been sealed and is likely to be bulldozed soon.

The spurious platelet (plasma) packet was sent for laboratory testing but the result has been delayed.

Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak said, "Taking cognizance of the viral video of Jhalwa-based Global Hospital offering 'Mausambi' juice to a dengue patient in place of platelets in the district Prayagraj, the hospital has been immediately sealed and the platelets packet has been sent for testing. If found guilty, strict action will be taken against the hospital."

According to Additional Chief Medical Officer Dr AK Tiwari, some irregularities were found following the inquiry ordered by the Chief Medical Officer after the death of the patient. The patient, Pradeep Pandey, did not recover after being shifted to another hospital and died recently.

Meanwhile, the Prayagraj health administration too has constituted a three- member panel to investigate the allegations of the family of the victim.

At the second hospital, doctors told the relatives that the platelet bag was fake and it contained mosambi-like juice and chemicals.

At the same time, hospital's owner Saurabh Mishra said the plasma bags (platelets) were brought by the attendants of the patient. Five units were brought and after three were given the patient developed reaction. It belonged to one SRN Blood Bank, he said.

Besides, Prayagraj District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Khatri said platelets “stored in an improper way” was transfused to the patient, and not sweet lime juice.

Dengue: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection. The primary vectors are aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Symptoms usually begin four to 10 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito. An infected person will not spread it. Only when a mosquito bites a person infected with dengue virus, the virus enters the mosquito.

The infection is accompanied by high fever, joint pain, stomach pain, rashes, body aches. Most people recover within a week or so. A severe from causes dengue hemorrhagic fever, vomiting, sudden drop in platelet count in the blood, bleeding and shock, leading to death. There can be bleeding from gums or nose, blood in urine, stools or vomit, bleeding under the skin, which might look like bruising etc. (Platelets are clot-forming cells and its loss leads to internal bleeding.) Breathing can be difficult or rapid. In severe cases, symptoms worsen and can become life-threatening.

There is no vaccine yet and the way to prevent the infection is protection against mosquito bites. There is no specific treatment either. Pain relievers like aspirin and ibuprofen increases the risk of bleeding. Blood transfusion/platelet and IV fluid are administered in severe cases.

Dengue spread to India around 1980 from eastern Asia.

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