The Azerbaijani Health Ministry has sent tests of 43 people with bird flu suspicion to the London laboratory for more exact diagnosis.
The samples, taken from 43 patients addressed to medical institutions, include tests of the 2 girls undergoing treatment in Childish clinical hospital 2. H5N1 diagnosis of one girl was earlier confirmed as a result of laboratory search, while the Ministry did not reveal the virus in the samples of the second girl as a result of examination through PCR equipment.
Nevertheless, the tests of the both girls were sent to the London laboratory for examination. The state of the patients is stabile and they make recovery, the Ministry stressed.
According to the Ministry, the results of the tests are due to be presented soon.
It should be mentioned that laboratory searches confirmed existence of virus H5N1 at 7 people. Despite appropriate treatment, 5 of them died. One has patient recovered, while other undergoes treatment in Childish clinical hospital 2.