An Outbreak of Cholera Associated with an Unprotected Well in Parbatia, Orissa, Eastern India

@inproceedings{Das2009AnOO,
  title={An Outbreak of Cholera Associated with an Unprotected Well in Parbatia, Orissa, Eastern India},
  author={Amitav Das and Ponnaiah Manickam and Yvan Hutin and Bijay Baran Pal and G. P. Chhotray and Sujita Kumar Kar and Manjusha Gupte},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2009}
}
In November 2003, an outbreak (41 cases; attack rate-4.3%; no deaths) of severe diarrhoea was reported from a village in Orissa, eastern India. Thirteen of these cases were hospitalized. A matched case-control study was conducted to identify the possible exposure variables. Since all wells were heavily chlorinated immediately after the outbreak, water samples were not tested. The cases were managed symptomatically. Descriptive epidemiology suggested clustering of cases around one public well… CONTINUE READING
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