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سرواپيدميولوژي ليشمانيوز احشايي در استان اردبيل از سال 1379 لغايت 1389

محمدی قلعه بین, بهنام and امدادی, داريوش and براک, منوچهر (1391) سرواپيدميولوژي ليشمانيوز احشايي در استان اردبيل از سال 1379 لغايت 1389. در: سيزدهمين كنگره سراسري و دومين كنگره بين المللي ميكروب شناسي ايران, 24 تا 26 تير ماه سال 1391, دانشگاه علوم پزشكي اردبيل.

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Seroepidemiology of Visceral Leishmaniasis In Ardabil Province During 2002-2011

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Background & Objectives: Visceral leishmaniasis is caused by a protozoan called Leishmania, that is a fatal disease for human. In Iran, this disease is caused by Leishmania infantum and occurres in early ages. Ardabil province is a known endemic region for Visceral leishmaniasis in the world. Methods: This retrospective study has been done based on information of 8306 suspected cases available on the health center from 2002 to 2011. Results: A total of 278 (3.35%) direct agglutination tests were positive in Ardabil, Meshkinshahr and Germi districts. The most infections were seen in Meshkinshahr and the least obtained in Ardabil district. Data analysis showed almost regular decrease in prevalence of human visceral leishmaniasis in the last decade in Meshkinshahr district where is considered as the main focus of the disease. In 2011, the incidence of human visceral leishmaniasis in Germi was completely similar to Meshkinshahr district. Conclusion: The health proceedings for visceral leishmaniasis control showed to be successful in Ardabil province especially in Meshkinshahr district during past 10 years. Regarding to the susceptibility of neighboring regions of endemic foci and also the possibility of disease transmission from asymptomatic dogs, it is necessary to educate people to avoid displacement of ownership dogs and continue diagnosis and control proceedings on dogs. Keywords: Visceral Leishmaniasis; Seroepidemiology; Ardabil

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده مسئول :بهنام محمدی قلعه بین
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Leishmaniasis ; Seroepidemiology ; Ardabil
Subjects:QW Microbiology and Immunology
WC Communicable Diseases
WS Pediatrics
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Pediatrics , Community Medicine
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Basic Sciences > Department of Parasitology
ID Code:3510
Deposited By: Dr Manuchehr Barak
Deposited On:11 Sep 1391 08:35
Last Modified:26 Nov 1391 08:37

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