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          May 1, 2020

Health Promotion Division infectious disease countermeasures charge

Person in charge Yamaguchi, Oka

0952-25-7075 direct to extension number 2009, 1845

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... that patient of SFTS was confirmed for infection with ixodid in the attention Island ... prefecture to carry

In the prefecture, the patients with first severe febrile thrombopenia syndrome (Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome says in "SFTS" or less:.) of this year were confirmed.

SFTS is transmitted by being bitten by ixodid holding SFTS virus.

    For infection prophylaxis, it is important to prevent you from being bitten by ixodid.

    When the grass or thicket enter place where a lot of ixodids inhabit, you wear shoes, hat, gloves which completely cover long sleeves, pants, foot not to be bitten by ixodid and you are fired and wind up towel and reduce exposure of skin, and please take measures enough.

   As it is time when activity of ixodid is prosperous until autumn, please be careful in particular.

 

The situation of 1 Notifecations patient

Age, sex

The Notifecations date

Remarks

80s, woman

April 30, 2020

We are living in Ureshino-shi

The onset day: Wednesday, April 22

Symptom: Fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea, inappetence, general malaise, thrombopenia, leukopenia, sewing mouth

Progress of 2 Notifecations patients

  We have symptoms such as fever from Wednesday, April 22 and we consult medical institution in the prefecture and are hospitalized to medical institution from symptoms such as fever, diarrhea, thrombopenia, leukopenia on the same day. After carrying out inspection, infection of SFTS became clear on Thursday, April 30.

  Patient is going to recovery now.

 

Three prefectures of correspondence

 We alert with reporting to citizen of the prefecture

(1) We give information for each section in agency concerned and municipalities and ask for alerting to related organizations, group

(2) We alert with reporting on homepage of prefectural (the prefectural office, infectious disease information center)

(3) It is given information to medical institution by 99 Saga nets

 

 Reference 

Severe febrile thrombopenia syndrome (SFTS)

(1) The outbreak situation (was appointed for four kinds of infectious diseases in Infectious Disease Law from March 4, 2013)

     ・For disease that is caused by being infected with SFTS virus, it is April 19, 2020 by the seventh case, the past national total by the total in past Saga

        As of day, 506 cases (※) occur.

     ・The number of the national outbreak of this year produces nine cases (※) as of April 19, 2020. ※This example of Saga does not include.

 

* The outbreak situation in Saga

 

Notifecations day (public announcement day)

Patient

Remarks: It is the survival situation of (at the time of public announcement) in Notifecations

1

(March 12, 2013)

80s

Man

Survival (the August, 2010 onset)

2

(April 10, 2013)

60s

Man

The death (the June, 2012 onset)

3

September 2, 2014

70s

Woman

The death (the August, 2014 onset)

4

July 27, 2017

Junior high student

Man

Survival (the July, 2017 onset)

5

August 1, 2017

60s

Woman

Survival (the July, 2017 onset)

6

May 23, 2018

70s

Man

Survival (the May, 2018 onset)

7

April 30, 2020 (this time)

80s

Woman

Survival (the April, 2020 onset)

 

(2) Infection course

    ・We are infected by being bitten by ixodid holding virus.

 

(3) Symptom

      ・After having been bitten by ixodid holding virus, after latency period of from six days to two weeks, run a fever mainly, digestive organ symptom (appetite drop, feeling like vomiting, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain)

         Appear.

      ・By the way, headache, muscular pain, neurologic symptom (disturbance of consciousness, convulsions, coma), lymphadenopathy, respiratory imperfection symptom, bleeding symptom (gingival bleeding, purple spot, bloody bowel discharge) are caused.

 

(4) The infection prevention

・It is important to prevent you from being bitten by ixodid

・When a lot of ixodids including the grass and thicket enter living place, we wear shoes, hat, gloves which completely cover long sleeves, pants, foot and we are fired and wind up towel and reduce exposure of skin.

・Type to use from clothes is in protecting against insects agent including ingredient called DEET (deet), and it is said that there is a supporting effect.

・We confirm whether you are not bitten by ixodid after the outdoor activity.

・As a part of the ixodid may be left in skin when we are going to pull up forcibly when we find no ixodid during sucking blood, we deal with medical institution (dermatology) as much as possible.

・After having been bitten by ixodid, we consult medical institution when we have symptoms such as fever.

・Ixodid of pet gets rid appropriately to follow health of pet about pets such as dog, cat raising any place other than the indoor. As there is miticide for pet, we talk with family veterinarian.

・It is possible without taking forcibly when check surface of a body of pet after the walk, and ixodid is doing *chaku; have cook, and veterinarian remove.

 

※Reference: "Q&A about severe febrile thrombopenia syndrome" Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare 

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