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Outbreak of Tattoo-Associated Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Skin Infections





Outbreak of Tattoo-Associated Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Skin Infections

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 21/11/2018 - 02:23 pm



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Title:
Outbreak of Tattoo-Associated Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Skin Infections


Abstract:
BACKGROUND: On April 29, 2015, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) was notified by a local dermatologist of three patients with suspect nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection after receiving tattoos at a local tattoo studio. CONCLUSIONS: WGS and SNP analyses identified the tap water and the bottle of greywash tattoo ink as the sources of the NTM infections.


Industry Significance Rating:
High - Industry alert, report has major implications related to health and safety.


Publication:
Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Nov 17. doi: ...

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Smallpox Autoinoculation Via Tattoo in a Soldier





Smallpox Autoinoculation Via Tattoo in a Soldier

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 17/08/2018 - 07:25 pm



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Title:
Smallpox Autoinoculation Via Tattoo in a Soldier.


Abstract:
The Authors: "present the case of a soldier with smallpox autoinoculation, who reported receiving a tattoo directly over his inoculation site 4 days after vaccination. Initial scattered flesh-colored papules evolved over several days to classic umbilicated lesions with additional fevers, chills, myalgias, and suspected secondary infection".


Industry Significance Rating:
Medium - Industry wide monitoring is recommended.


Publication:
Military Medicine. 2018 Jul 31. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usy180.


Authors:
Carius BM, Dodge PM, Randles JD.


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Vibrio vulnificus septic shock due to a contaminated tattoo





Vibrio vulnificus septic shock due to a contaminated tattoo

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 30/05/2017 - 07:14 pm



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Overview:

The authors report a lethal case of septic shock in a patient with pre-existing chronic liver disease subsequent to leg tattooing and then seawater exposure in the Gulf of Mexico.



Title:
Vibrio vulnificus septic shock due to a contaminated tattoo.


Industry Significance Rating:
High - Industry alert, report has major implications related to health and safety.


Publication:
BMJ Case Reports 2017; doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-220199.


Authors:
Hendren N, Sukumar S, Glazer CS.


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Discussion:

Clients who have major medical conditions such as ch ...

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