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Health Dept under-reporting dengue cases in Rohtak, say pvt doctors

Sunit Dhawan

Press Reporter News Service

Rohtak, October 26

An enormous discrepancy appears to be there within the precise and official variety of dengue circumstances in Rohtak.

Tons of of dengue sufferers are present process therapy at totally different personal hospitals, clinics and nursing properties throughout the district. In the meantime, the newest official figures furnished by the Well being Division put the entire variety of dengue circumstances within the district at 122. “The variety of dengue circumstances is being grossly under-reported. The determine given by the Well being Division will not be even 10 per cent of the particular variety of dengue circumstances. As per the official information, 122 dengue circumstances have been reported within the district until date, whereas almost 50 sufferers have examined constructive for dengue thus far at my hospital alone,” says Dr Ravi Mohan, a number one physician of Rohtak. Contacted for feedback, Dr Anupama Mittal, the Deputy Civil Surgeon (Malaria) in Rohtak, who takes care of the dengue wing additionally, maintains that the Well being Division considers solely these circumstances which have been confirmed by ELISA take a look at, whereas the personal practitioners think about the circumstances reported constructive within the card-test as nicely.

Nevertheless, the personal practitioners level out that the variety of dengue circumstances confirmed in ELISA assessments can also be a lot greater than that being cited by the Well being Division. “We suggest solely ELISA take a look at for the affirmation of dengue. The information of the sufferers discovered constructive for the illness is duly despatched to the Well being Division. Nonetheless, the variety of circumstances being reported by the Well being Division is far decrease than the precise quantity,” said Dr Joginder Arora, president of the Rohtak unit of the Indian Medical Affiliation (IMA).

Medical doctors additionally assert that the studies of the card-test are additionally correct and if the variety of circumstances discovered constructive in card-tests can also be included, the variety of dengue circumstances could be rather more greater than the official figures.

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