Prevalence And Levels Of Soil Transmitted Helminths (Sth) Infection Associated With Gender And Age In Cakung Public Elementary School On District Binuang Serang Banten Area
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- Soil Transmitted Helminths (STH), Elementary School, Prevalence and Levels
Underdeveloping countries have a high prevalence of worm infection. Some causes of this condition are poor environmental sanitation, lack of personal hygiene, consuming food contaminated with worm's eggs and low levels of socioeconomic education. More than 1,5 billion people or 24% of world population are infected by Soil Transmitted Helminths (STH). Almost 60-90 % Indonesian children have STH infection in their bodies. The increases of this condition can disturb the next figure of the country. The aims of the study is to figure out the prevalence and STH infection levels and also to see the correlation in every variable with gender and age. The study was conducted at Cakung Public Elementary School in Binuang District Serang Banten Area on 2016 with cross sectional method. Samples of feces came from the student of public elementary school, with a total collected sample was 55 samples that have complied the inclusion criteria such as 6-12 years old and approved the informed consent form. Beside that, The sample also have complied the exclusion criteria such as consume worming medicine, didn't collect feces, and died. Sampling inspection conducted by the method of Kato-Katz. The result of these study was found that nine student have STH infection or 16,4% prevalence with mild levels. Species of STH which found are Ascaris lumbricoides (68,75%), Trichuris trichiura (31,25%), and didn't find any Necator americanus's species. The highest frequency was founded on 6-8 years old. Based on statistical calculations there is no significant association between the prevalence and levels of STH infection with gender and age.
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TY - CONF AU - Titis Cresnaulan Desiyanti AU - Ambar Hardjanti AU - Zwasta Pribadi Mahardhika AU - Putri Rachmawati AU - Rizki Fauzi Rahman AU - Yolanda Intan Farellina AU - Yudi Wahyudi PY - 2017/07 DA - 2017/07 TI - Prevalence And Levels Of Soil Transmitted Helminths (Sth) Infection Associated With Gender And Age In Cakung Public Elementary School On District Binuang Serang Banten Area BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference in One Health (ICOH 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 27 EP - 32 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoh-17.2018.7 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoh-17.2018.7 ID - Desiyanti2017/07 ER -