Indian Journal of Public Health


Year
: 1999  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87--8

Field investigaton of an outbreak of epidemic dropsy in eastern Nepal.


N Jha, S Chaturvedi, BK Yadav, DB Karki, BK Rai 
 Department of Community Medicine, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

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N Jha
Department of Community Medicine, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

About 17 cases with clinical syndrome suggestive of epidemic dropsy attended to the B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, for treatment. These cases were from three villages of Saptari district in eastern Nepal. Some of the mustard oil samples were tested positive with Nitric acid test. In the wake of this, an extensive field investigation was conducted covering a wider area in these villages.


How to cite this article:
Jha N, Chaturvedi S, Yadav B K, Karki D B, Rai B K. Field investigaton of an outbreak of epidemic dropsy in eastern Nepal. Indian J Public Health 1999;43:87-8


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Jha N, Chaturvedi S, Yadav B K, Karki D B, Rai B K. Field investigaton of an outbreak of epidemic dropsy in eastern Nepal. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 1999 [cited 2021 Nov 28 ];43:87-8
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