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NEWS AND NOTES

NEWS AND NOTES BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 1 1 MARCH 1972 701 EPIDEMIOLOGY Vibrio Parahaemolyticus Gastroenteritis The following note is based on reports to persons, of whom 20 died, were involved. Infectious Diseases the Public Health Laboratory Service from The source of the outbreak was traced to Ended 25 February Week public health and hospital laboratories in the semidried sardines. At first the organism United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. was thought to be confined to Japan and the Fever: Manchester C.B. 1. Typhoid Far East, but it has since been isolated from Malaria: Reading C. B. 1, Newton Abbot marine sources in Australia, the U.S.A., and U.D. (Devon) 1, Westminster (G.L.C.) 1. After a flight from Bangkok to London at more recently from shellfish in the south- least nine passengers and three aircrew west of England.' Graphs of Infectious Diseases developed gastroenteritis. Some felt ill on the An outbreak reported in Australia2 was frozen aircraft, others at Heathrow airport, and it probably caused by allowing prawns, The graphs below show the uncorrected is probable that some of the other 134 un- crabs, and lobsters to thaw out in sea water, numbers of cases in England and Wales for on from which V. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png British Medical Journal British Medical Journal

NEWS AND NOTES

British Medical Journal , Volume 1 (5801) – Mar 11, 1972

NEWS AND NOTES

British Medical Journal , Volume 1 (5801) – Mar 11, 1972

Abstract

BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 1 1 MARCH 1972 701 EPIDEMIOLOGY Vibrio Parahaemolyticus Gastroenteritis The following note is based on reports to persons, of whom 20 died, were involved. Infectious Diseases the Public Health Laboratory Service from The source of the outbreak was traced to Ended 25 February Week public health and hospital laboratories in the semidried sardines. At first the organism United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. was thought to be confined to Japan and the Fever: Manchester C.B. 1. Typhoid Far East, but it has since been isolated from Malaria: Reading C. B. 1, Newton Abbot marine sources in Australia, the U.S.A., and U.D. (Devon) 1, Westminster (G.L.C.) 1. After a flight from Bangkok to London at more recently from shellfish in the south- least nine passengers and three aircrew west of England.' Graphs of Infectious Diseases developed gastroenteritis. Some felt ill on the An outbreak reported in Australia2 was frozen aircraft, others at Heathrow airport, and it probably caused by allowing prawns, The graphs below show the uncorrected is probable that some of the other 134 un- crabs, and lobsters to thaw out in sea water, numbers of cases in England and Wales for on from which V.

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Publisher
British Medical Journal
ISSN
0007-1447
eISSN
1468-5833
DOI
10.1136/bmj.1.5801.701
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Abstract

BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 1 1 MARCH 1972 701 EPIDEMIOLOGY Vibrio Parahaemolyticus Gastroenteritis The following note is based on reports to persons, of whom 20 died, were involved. Infectious Diseases the Public Health Laboratory Service from The source of the outbreak was traced to Ended 25 February Week public health and hospital laboratories in the semidried sardines. At first the organism United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. was thought to be confined to Japan and the Fever: Manchester C.B. 1. Typhoid Far East, but it has since been isolated from Malaria: Reading C. B. 1, Newton Abbot marine sources in Australia, the U.S.A., and U.D. (Devon) 1, Westminster (G.L.C.) 1. After a flight from Bangkok to London at more recently from shellfish in the south- least nine passengers and three aircrew west of England.' Graphs of Infectious Diseases developed gastroenteritis. Some felt ill on the An outbreak reported in Australia2 was frozen aircraft, others at Heathrow airport, and it probably caused by allowing prawns, The graphs below show the uncorrected is probable that some of the other 134 un- crabs, and lobsters to thaw out in sea water, numbers of cases in England and Wales for on from which V.

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Published: Mar 11, 1972

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