Botulism in injecting drug users, Dublin, Ireland, November-December 2008.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/104911
Title:
Botulism in injecting drug users, Dublin, Ireland, November-December 2008.
Authors:
Ward, M; Cotter, S; Macdiarmada, J; Hannan, M; Sweeney, B; Grant, K A; McKeown, P
Affiliation:
Department of Public Health, Health Service Executive (East), Dublin, Ireland.
Citation:
Botulism in injecting drug users, Dublin, Ireland, November-December 2008. 2009, 14 (1): Euro Surveill.
Journal:
Euro surveillance : bulletin européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin
Issue Date:
8-Jan-2009
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/104911
PubMed ID:
19161713
Additional Links:
http://www.eurosurveillance.org/viewarticle.aspx?articleid=19082
Abstract:
In November and December 2008, six cases of suspect wound botulism were reported in heroin injecting drug users, all residents in Dublin, Ireland. Patients were aged between 23-42 years of age; four cases were male; one patient died shortly after admission. The patients presented to four different hospitals across the city. Botulism in injecting drug users in Ireland was last reported in 2002.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Keywords:
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE
Local subject classification:
BOTULISM; INJECTING DRUG USERS; HEALTH IMPROVEMENT
MeSH:
Botulism; Cities; Comorbidity; Disease Outbreaks; Drug Users; Humans; Incidence; Ireland; Population Surveillance; Risk Assessment; Risk Factors; Substance Abuse, Intravenous
ISSN:
1560-7917

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorWard, Men
dc.contributor.authorCotter, Sen
dc.contributor.authorMacdiarmada, Jen
dc.contributor.authorHannan, Men
dc.contributor.authorSweeney, Ben
dc.contributor.authorGrant, K Aen
dc.contributor.authorMcKeown, Pen
dc.date.accessioned2010-06-16T15:10:33Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-16T15:10:33Z-
dc.date.issued2009-01-08-
dc.identifier.citationBotulism in injecting drug users, Dublin, Ireland, November-December 2008. 2009, 14 (1): Euro Surveill.en
dc.identifier.issn1560-7917-
dc.identifier.pmid19161713-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/104911-
dc.description.abstractIn November and December 2008, six cases of suspect wound botulism were reported in heroin injecting drug users, all residents in Dublin, Ireland. Patients were aged between 23-42 years of age; four cases were male; one patient died shortly after admission. The patients presented to four different hospitals across the city. Botulism in injecting drug users in Ireland was last reported in 2002.-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.eurosurveillance.org/viewarticle.aspx?articleid=19082en
dc.subjectCOMMUNICABLE DISEASEen
dc.subject.meshBotulism-
dc.subject.meshCities-
dc.subject.meshComorbidity-
dc.subject.meshDisease Outbreaks-
dc.subject.meshDrug Users-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshIncidence-
dc.subject.meshIreland-
dc.subject.meshPopulation Surveillance-
dc.subject.meshRisk Assessment-
dc.subject.meshRisk Factors-
dc.subject.meshSubstance Abuse, Intravenous-
dc.subject.otherBOTULISMen
dc.subject.otherINJECTING DRUG USERSen
dc.subject.otherHEALTH IMPROVEMENTEN
dc.titleBotulism in injecting drug users, Dublin, Ireland, November-December 2008.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Public Health, Health Service Executive (East), Dublin, Ireland.en
dc.identifier.journalEuro surveillance : bulletin européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletinen

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