Botulism Outbreak in Thailand (Episode II)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00348426|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 4, 2006
Last Update Posted : November 8, 2006
A second botulism outbreak in Northern Thailand was reported in 2006. 192 people were exposed to raw meat and the gut of deer, 83 suffered from diarrhea. Of these 5 developed respiratory failure, 1 impending respiratory failure.
We analysed the clinical findings and electrophysiologic findings in this second episode of large botulism outbreak in northern Thailand.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Botulism||Drug: Botulinum AntiToxin Procedure: neuro-electrophysiologic study, repetitive nerve stimulation Procedure: : Protocol early weaning ventilator after recovery of repetitive nerve stimulation and stable negative inspiratory pressure|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Observational Model:||Defined Population|
|Observational Model:||Natural History|
|Official Title:||Clinical Manifestations of Botulism Outbreak in Northern Thailand: A Case Series of Botulism Treated With Botulinum Anti-Toxin.|
|Study Start Date :||June 2006|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2006|
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|Chiang Kum Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Subsai Kongsaengdao, M.D.||Rajavithi Hospital|