Evaluation of an Epidemiologic Investigation and Risk Factors Study of Leptospirosis Disease

Sholikah Sholikah, Atik Choirul Hidajah, Bambang Wuryono Kartika

Abstract

On February 7th, 2017, the Pacitan District Health Office received a report of four suspected leptospirosis cases and one death. Epidemiological investigations were conducted to find additional cases and determine if leptospirosis occurred in Pacitan. The method of this study was descriptive study. The result of this study was that 47 cases were identified, spreading across ten districts with CFR = 25.53%. Of 47 cases, 31 were RDT- positive. Most of the case were males (74.5%) and 72.1% were farmers. The most common symptoms were: fever (83%), malaise (31.9%), icteric (23.4%) and conjunctival suffocation (19.1%). The majority of cases were found in 3 subdistricts; 19 cases in Tulakan, 8 cases in Kebongagung and 7 cases in Punung. The epidemic curve showed the outbreak was a propagated source. There was a leptospirosis outbreak in Pacitan District on February 2017. Rice farmers were the most affected population. We recommended that the District Health Office provides information regarding leptospirosis and its prevention.

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Sholikah S., Hidajah A. and Kartika B. (2017). Evaluation of an Epidemiologic Investigation and Risk Factors Study of Leptospirosis Disease.In Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of Public Health - Volume 1: ISOPH, ISBN 978-989-758-338-4, pages 409-413. DOI: 10.5220/0007515004090413


in Bibtex Style

@conference{isoph17,
author={Sholikah Sholikah and Atik Choirul Hidajah and Bambang Wuryono Kartika},
title={Evaluation of an Epidemiologic Investigation and Risk Factors Study of Leptospirosis Disease},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of Public Health - Volume 1: ISOPH,},
year={2017},
pages={409-413},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007515004090413},
isbn={978-989-758-338-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of Public Health - Volume 1: ISOPH,
TI - Evaluation of an Epidemiologic Investigation and Risk Factors Study of Leptospirosis Disease
SN - 978-989-758-338-4
AU - Sholikah S.
AU - Hidajah A.
AU - Kartika B.
PY - 2017
SP - 409
EP - 413
DO - 10.5220/0007515004090413