Survey study of Bacterial & Parasitic diarrhea in children under five year In Al-kufa (Barakia)
journal of kerbala university,
2008, Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 198-201
AbstractThis survey study was carried out in the primary health care center of Muslim Ibn Akeel in al-Kufa town(Barakia) –Al –Najaf Al- ashraf governorate district to survey the risk of contaminated water and prophylactic measures for diarrhea (during 2005 and 2006) with (40254 population and the number of children under 5 years approximately 6600 child). In 2005 there were 340 children under 5 year suffering from diarrhea, but in 2006 there is a clear increase 670 cases. (Archive of PHC of Muslim Ibn Akeel) This work proposes to study some suggestions to reduce pediatric diarrhea in a low-income area by using filtration tools and new method for water sterilization (water pasteurization) and participation of organizations of civilization society for a large area with poor water, food hygiene, and sanitation are common in communities with high levels of diarrhea. Underlying conditions, such as malnutrition, which modify the risk of contracting diarrhea, are also common in such regions. These factors combine to facilitate the spread of enteropathogen including demographic, Precoded questionnaires with demographic details, clinical history, and physical signs were completed. 60 samples of water for chlorine test were negative and samples of stools that collected for routinely general stool examination there were showing high rates of G. lamblia, Ent.Histolytica, E. coli, motile monilia, motile bacteria, H.nana & others. Cultures of water samples were showed growth of E.coli on selective media such as (Mackonky agar).
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