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Epidemiological investigation into an outbreak of gastroenteritis


, : Epidemiological investigation into an outbreak of gastroenteritis. Revista de Saude Publica 20(3): 212-218

An epidemiologic investigation into an outbreak of gastroenteritis on a ship anchored in Rio Grande harbor was reported. One hundred and eighty four persons acquired the disease, with an attack rate of 72.7%. The cases occurred one day after the beginning of the trip and the clinical manifestations were fever, malaise, headache, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. There were no deaths. Three hypothesis were formulated to explain the etiology: typhoid fever, insecticide intoxication, and food related disease. Alimentary inquiries showed high attack rates for some foods eaten at dinner on Sunday December 3rd. Laboratory tests were performed: Widal reaction, haemoculture, coproculture, food analysis and analysis of water from the ship's fresh water tanks. Salmonella serotype "emek" was found in 40.1% of the samples. The bacteriological analysis of the water showed proved it unfit for human consumption. The alimentary etiology, in the light of the clinical, epidemiological and laboratorial data, was confirmed. It was impossible to establish the transmission vehicle. Water and some food remained under suspicion.

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