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Table 1 Clinical presentation and outcome of 7 case-patients in relation to the amount of chapatti eaten during an outbreak of organophosphate poisoning: Mukuju Village, Tororo District, Uganda, 30 October 2015

From: Fatal cases associated with eating chapatti contaminated with organophosphate in Tororo District, Eastern Uganda, 2015: case series

Case No. Age Sex Occupation Amount of chapatti eaten Symptoms and signs Outcome
1 23 M Student 1 Profuse sweating, foaming of saliva, vomiting blood, diarrhoea, constricted pupils, low blood pressure and coma Died
2 20 M Student 1 Profuse sweating, foaming of saliva, vomiting blood, diarrhoea, constricted pupils, low blood pressure and coma Died
3 20 M Student 1 Profuse sweating, foaming of saliva, vomiting blood, diarrhoea, constricted pupils, low blood pressure and coma Died
4 26 M Student Part of a chapatti Dizziness, Profuse sweating, confusion, Recovered
5 24 M Chapati Vendor Part of a chapatti Dizziness, profuse sweating Recovered
6 25 M Boda-Boda driver Part of a chapatti Dizziness, profuse sweating, diarrhoea Recovered
7 32 F Hair-salon worker A little flour Dizziness, profuse sweating Recovered