Published On : Mon, Jun 22nd, 2015

Laboratory reports awaited to ascertain the pathogens responsible for food-poisoning


Nagpur: While following-up the conditions of the labourers / workers of Haldiram Factory in Gumthala, Bhandara Road, Nagpur Today visited Ward No 38 of Government Medical College and Hospital. The attending doctor claimed that the condition of all the 25 patients is stable and nothing to worry about.

However, he claimed that the blood, stool and urine samples have been sent to Pathology Laboratory on Friday the June 19, 2015 and the reports are awaited by 5:30 pm of June 22, 2015. The doctor claimed that only after the report comes, can the doctors ascertain which bacteria or pathogens have caused this food-poisoning in 25 workers of Haldiram Factory.


Condition of Ward No 38 critically unhygienic

When one enters the premises of TB Ward gate to reach Ward No 38 where the labourers / workers of Haldiram Factory in Gumthala, Bhandara Road are kept, one can find pigs, sows and piglets in large numbers moving from one place to another. The presence of pigs can reveal the level of cleanliness of the surroundings of the Isolation Ward No 38. The premises have weeds and plants growing wildly. The patients require mosquito coils to prevent and escape mosquito bites.