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An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006

Yavuz Odabaş, Murat Topbaş*, Sinan Kazaz, Şafak Sünbül, Gamze Çan.

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In this paper, it is aimed to explain the causes of the sudden outbreak of acute gastro-enteritis occured in the Vakfıkebir district of the province of Trabzon in November, 2006 and what have been done after the outbreak. Cases of acute gastro-enteritis first began appearing on 7 November, 2006, and from the first day teams from the Provincial Health Directorate began working to analyse the situation internally and take the requisite precautionary measures. During the course of the outbreak 790 cases were determined, though there were no fatalities. The cause of the outbreak was established as contamination of the city’s drinking water supply caused by fractures in the sewage system. The time curve showed the outbreak to be a single-source one. Questionnaires were completed in face-to-face interviews with patients in order to evaluate case characteristics and to obtain more detailed information.

Key words: Acute gastroenteritis, outbreak, water, sewage system, contamination



Trabzon Vakfıkebir İlçesi Akut Gastroenterit Salgını İncelemesi - Kasım 2006

Özet
Bu makalede Trabzon Vakfıkebir ilçesinde Kasım 2006 tarihinde çıkan akut gastroenterit salgını incelenmesi sonrasında salgının ortaya çıkma nedeni ve yapılan müdahalelerin sunulması amaçlanmıştır. Akut gastroenterit olguları ilk defa 7 Kasım 2006 tarihinde ortaya çıkmaya başlamış, ilk günden İl Sağlık Müdürlüğü ekipleri işin içinde olarak değerlendirmeleri ve alınması gereken önlemleri almaya çalışmışlardır. Salgın sürecinde 790 olgu saptanmış, ölen olmamıştır. Salgına neden olarak şehre su sağlayan borulardaki kırık nedeniyle, kanalizasyon içeriğinin içme suyuna karışması bulunmuştur. Bu salgının zaman eğrisinden tek kaynaklı bir salgın olduğu anlaşılmıştır. Olgu özelliklerini değerlendirmek için olgularla yüzyüze anket yapılarak daha ayrıntılı bilgiler alınmaya çalışılmıştır.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Akut gastroenterit, salgın, su, kanalizasyon, bulaşma


 
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Odabas Y, Topbas M, Kazaz S, Sunbul S, Can G. [An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006]. TAF Prev Med Bull. 2007; 6(4): 233-241. Turkish.



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Odabas Y, Topbas M, Kazaz S, Sunbul S, Can G. [An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006]. www.scopemed.org/?mno=243 [Access: November 24, 2017]. Turkish.



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Odabas Y, Topbas M, Kazaz S, Sunbul S, Can G. [An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006]. TAF Prev Med Bull. 2007; 6(4): 233-241. Turkish.



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Odabas Y, Topbas M, Kazaz S, Sunbul S, Can G. [An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006]. TAF Prev Med Bull. (2007), [cited November 24, 2017]; 6(4): 233-241. Turkish.



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Odabas, Y., Topbas, M., Kazaz, S., Sunbul, S. & Can, G. (2007) [An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006]. TAF Prev Med Bull, 6 (4), 233-241. Turkish.



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Odabas, Yavuz, Murat Topbas, Sinan Kazaz, Safak Sunbul, and Gamze Can. 2007. [An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006]. TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin, 6 (4), 233-241. Turkish.



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Odabas, Yavuz, Murat Topbas, Sinan Kazaz, Safak Sunbul, and Gamze Can. "[An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006]." TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin 6 (2007), 233-241. Turkish.



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Odabas, Yavuz, Murat Topbas, Sinan Kazaz, Safak Sunbul, and Gamze Can. "[An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006]." TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin 6.4 (2007), 233-241. Print.Turkish.



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Odabas, Y., Topbas, M., Kazaz, S., Sunbul, S. & Can, G. (2007) [An Investigation Of An Acute Gastro-Enteritis Outbreak In The Vakfıkebir District Of Trabzon, November-2006]. TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin, 6 (4), 233-241. Turkish.



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