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Bordeaux : France | Jul 02, 2011 at 12:35 AM PDT
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A woman of 72 years, admitted Tuesday to bloody diarrhea, was discharged from hospital while eight patients remained hospitalized Friday, including two still in serious condition, officials said with the Regional Health Agency (ARS ).

This patient of 72 years, admitted Tuesday to the Military Hospital Robert-Piqué, was released Wednesday, the source said.

She would have eaten sprouts June 14 in a private setting, in contrast to at least six other patients who ate sprouts sprinkled on soups, June 8 at a fair in a recreation center in Bordeaux, in the suburbs Bordeaux.

Also admitted Monday to Robert Piqué to bloody diarrhea, a 53 year old man had gone out Tuesday.

Of the ten patients admitted to hospital since late last week in Bordeaux, eight remain hospitalized at University Hospital so for hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) caused by E.coli.

Six hospitalized in nephrology and their status is still "stable", according to the ARS, which states that tests have confirmed that the bacterium E. Coli that had affected was strain O104: H4, the same as that found in Germany and for nearly 48 deaths across the Rhine.

Last Sunday, the health minister, Xavier Bertrand, Bordeaux had indicated that it seemed to be "99%" of the same strain.

Two other people, two women aged 65 and 78 whose health had worsened Tuesday, are in intensive care is their prognosis is still engaged, said the LRA.

The results of an epidemiological survey conducted by the regional unit of the National Institute of Health Surveillance (INVS), 13 people, including two young children, have also made minor intestinal problems and are monitored Medical, said the LRA.

lalag is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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