DYM Co., Ltd. Japanese interpreter resident Japanese clinic in Bangkok, Thailand, conducts hepatitis A antibody test at health check-up this year
DYM Co., Ltd.
[Japanese interpreter resident] Japanese clinic in Bangkok, Thailand, conducts hepatitis A antibody test at health check-up this year
DYM Medical Service Co., Ltd., An affiliated company of DYM Co., Ltd. (read: DYM, headquarters: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, President: Atsushi Mizutani), which conducts web business, human resources business, overseas medical business, etc. Reading: DYM Medical Service, Headquarters: Bangkok, Thailand, President & CEO: Atsushi Mizutani) is a regular health in December 2019 at DYM International Clinic and DYM Health Check Up Clinic in Thailand In addition to the diagnosis, hepatitis A antibody test, which is not normally performed, will be added.
■ Information for hepatitis A antibody test
DYM Health Check Up Clinic will also conduct an additional hepatitis A antibody test for those who have undergone a regular health check-up by the end of December.
[Health examination within the year (with hepatitis A antibody test)] ・ Male: 7,000 baht to 15,000 baht (varies depending on examination contents) ・ Women: 7,000 Baht to 28,000 Baht
・ Children (0-15 years old): 1,500 baht
■ What is hepatitis A?
Hepatitis is a disease in which liver cells are inflamed and destroyed. 90% of them are caused by viral infections. In Japan, including those with no symptoms, it is said that 1 to 2 out of 100 people are infected with the hepatitis virus, which is not a rare disease.
■ Hepatitis A infection route
Hepatitis A is a transient infection caused by hepatitis A virus. Oral infection through contaminated food and beverages. According to the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, about 75% of the sources are beverages and food, of which about 20% are oysters.
In the past, there was also a mass infection with shellfish. It can be transmitted during sexual intercourse. In Japan, the number of outbreaks due to the development of sewerage systems has drastically decreased and is rarely seen under the age of 50. However, it is estimated that about 1.4 million patients occur annually around the world, mainly in developing countries. The
■ Hepatitis A virus symptoms
Incubation period of hepatitis A virus, 2-7 weeks, followed by a sudden fever, general dullness, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting after the incubation period, and jaundice (white area of skin and eyes) after several days Appears yellow). Due to the long incubation period, it may develop several weeks after returning from travel. Adults are more likely to have symptoms than children, and older people are more likely to be more serious and mortality.
■ Effective prevention methods
1. Management of eating habits
In places with poor hygiene, viruses may be attached to raw water, ice, raw meat, or raw vegetables. Choose mineral water, boiled water, or cooked food. In addition, cut fruit may be contaminated with washed water, so it is safer to peel fruit with your own hands. Let’s eat food and drink that has been fully heat-treated.
In Japan, a vaccine for adults (aged 16 and over) was approved in 1994. Sufficient protective antibodies can be obtained by inoculating twice at intervals of 2 to 4 weeks and additional inoculations after 6 months.
■ Vaccines used in Thailand
・ Inoculation frequency: Once or twice
・ Inoculation frequency: Select one of the following:
Single-dose method … only the first time
Double administration method: First time, 6-12 months later
・ Frequently used vaccine: Havrix1440 (GlaxoSmithkline)
DYM International Clinic and DYM Health Check Up Clinic contribute to the improvement of Japanese-style medical care in Thailand and support the health promotion of Japanese living in Thailand.
■ DYM Health Check Up Clinic
Location: 139, RQ49 Mall 4th Floor, Unit 541, Soi Sukhumvit 49 (Klang), Klongton-Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110
Medical treatment contents: General medical department, pediatrics, gynecology, health examination
Consultation hours: Monday-Sunday 09: 00-18: 00 (17:30 final reception) Closed days: December 31, January 1, January 2, Songkran
Customer Inquiries: +66 (0) 2-018-7895
■ DYM International Clinic 33/1
Doctor: Dr. Kwan Dr. Noi
Location: 593 / 29-41 Soi Sukhumvit 33/1, Sukhumvit Rd., Khlong Tan Nua, Watthana, Bangkok 10110 (3 minutes walk from Phrom Phong Station) Medical treatment contents: General medical department, pediatrics Consultation hours: Weekdays 9: 00-13: 00 (12:30 final reception) From 14:00 to 21:00 (20:30 final reception)
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from 9:00 to 13:00 (12:30 final reception) 14: 00-18: 00 (17:30 final reception)
Closed days: December 31, January 1, January 2, Songkran
Phone number: +66 (0) 2-107-1039
■ Contact / Reservation method
? Reservation method: We accept on the website, telephone and LINE. Please contact the following contact information.
? Telephone number: 02-107-1039 (common to both hospitals) LINE ID: @dymclinic ? Website: DYM International Clinic http://dymclinic.com/
DYM Health Check Up Clinic https://www.dymhealth.com
? Other: Congestion is expected on weekends. We recommend weekday reservations. The customers who use our hospital commented that they were able to visit the clinic with peace of mind because of the unusual Japanese clinics in Japan, which may be in Japanese.
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