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Botulism in Argentina

Based on an investigation of an outbreak of botulism among bus drivers in Buenos Aires in 1998.

 

Objectives:

Investigation: 
Outbreak
Country: 
Argentina
Year: 
2002
Author (s): 

Jeanette Stehr-Green

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Typhoid in Tajikistan

Investigation of an outbreak of several thousand cases of Typhoid fever in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in 1997 that resulted from inadequately maintained public water supply.

 

Objectives

After completing this case study, the student should be able to:

1.       list health problems common in countries with economic hardships, deteriorating infrastructure, and displaced populations;

Investigation: 
Outbreak
Country: 
Tajikistan
Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

Jeanette Stehr-Green

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A Multistate Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis

Local outbreak of cyclosporiasis was harbinger of multistate outbreak in 1996-1997; initially thought linked to strawberries, ultimately traced to raspberries from Guatemala.

 

Objectives:

Investigation: 
Outbreak
Country: 
Canada
Guatemala
United States
Year: 
2004
Author (s): 

Jeanette Stehr-Green

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Salmonella in the Caribbean

Focus on laboratory-based surveillance of Salmonella in Trinidad and Tobago in 1998–1999, leading to a case-control study of risk factors for salmonellosis, and to control measures.

 

Objectives:

Investigation: 
Other
Country: 
Trinidad and Tobago
Year: 
2004
Author (s): 

Jeanette Stehr-Green

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