Epidemiological study of Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Al –diwaniyah province, Iraq
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Eurasian Journal of Biosciences, 2020 - Volume 14 Issue 1, pp. 269-273
  • Published Online: 03 Mar 2020
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Reference: Al-Waaly ABM, Kadhum Shubber HW. Epidemiological study of Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Al –diwaniyah province, Iraq. Eurasia J Biosci. 2020;14(1), 269-273.

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Reference: Al-Waaly, A. B. M., & Kadhum Shubber, H. W. (2020). Epidemiological study of Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Al –diwaniyah province, Iraq. Eurasian Journal of Biosciences, 14(1), 269-273.

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Reference: Al-Waaly, Ali B. M., and Habeeb W. Kadhum Shubber. "Epidemiological study of Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Al –diwaniyah province, Iraq". Eurasian Journal of Biosciences 2020 14 no. 1 (2020): 269-273.

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Reference: Al-Waaly, A. B. M., and Kadhum Shubber, H. W. (2020). Epidemiological study of Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Al –diwaniyah province, Iraq. Eurasian Journal of Biosciences, 14(1), pp. 269-273.

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Reference: Al-Waaly, Ali B. M. et al. "Epidemiological study of Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Al –diwaniyah province, Iraq". Eurasian Journal of Biosciences, vol. 14, no. 1, 2020, pp. 269-273.

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Reference: Al-Waaly ABM, Kadhum Shubber HW. Epidemiological study of Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Al –diwaniyah province, Iraq. Eurasia J Biosci. 2020;14(1):269-73.

Abstract

The study included examining 4276 people who visited Al-Diwaniyah Teaching Hospital in Al-Diwaniyah Governorate Center and its county areas. The disease was diagnosed clinically by a dermatologist in the hospital and excluded all cases similar to Cutaneous leishmaniasis. The study showed that the mean prevalence of Cutaneous leishmaniasis was 34.82%, the rural areas were more prevalent for this disease (40.57%) compared to the areas within the city (18%). The months, December, January, and February, recorded the highest infection rate of 48.98%, 57.62%, and 51.16%, respectively. The incidence of Cutaneous leishmaniasis was 43.33% at the age of 1-14 years and 21.45% at the age of 55 years. Males were more susceptible to infection (48.05%) than females (26.39%). The arms and legs were more susceptible to infection (58.70%) than head ulcers (58.70%). Multiple ulcers showed more prevalence in the body (60.44%) compared to a single ulcer. Wet ulcers were more prevalent (82.94%) compared to dry ulcers (17.06%).

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