The Department of Epidemiology Department, according to the Ministry of Health of Entre Ríos, carried out epidemiological research in the municipality of Maria Grande, in recent weeks there was an increase in gastroenteritis according to estimates derived from local studies of local population.
After analyzing the bacterial and bacterial analysis and detection material, the result was that a virus called Noro virus was transmitted, that is, transmitting contaminated foods or water and / or people in contact. In addition, the study completed water samples, according to the municipality, in Paranáti 64 kilometers away.
In this regard, the Director of Epidemiology, Diego GarcilazoHe said: "The Epidemiological Surveillance Department team began working to determine the cause of the increase in the number of visits to gastroenteritis. More than 240 investigations were carried out and analyzed samples of biological and bacterial analysis. "
"This was confirmed in these cases as a case in general responsible for 50% of gastroenteritis," said the professional. "Noro virus infection occurs with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and pain. However, asymptomatic cases are generally good infections, these are good courses that evolve in two or three days." he emphasized.
"At one of these weeks, we interviewed the Francisco Castaldo Hospital in Entre Ríos, Martín Ginestar, and to be able to get acquainted with the local officials with great demand and state. We can say that the consultations have been diminished "Garcilazo said.