We carried in to prefectural Pharmaceutical Sanitation Center on October 18 and, among medical system waste (27 syringes, phial 22) which we collected at the shore of Karatsu-shi in the beginning of October, inspected virus (HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C) and bacteria (cholera vibrio, Salmonella typhi, paratyphoid bacillus, enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (O-157 epidemic), Shigella) for syringe (ten) with needle, phial (six) with contents, but these were not confirmed.
In the prefecture, you are carrying out patrol regularly, but please contact the following engine when syringe or medicine bottle cast ashore in the shore continuously are discovered without touching.
・Karatsu Construction Office management section (phone number 0955-73-2863)
・Karatsu-shi citizen Environment Department environment countermeasures section (phone number 0955-72-9124)
・Genkai-cho life Environment Division (phone number 0955-52-2114)