Date of Release: 2004

Efficacy of integration methods in the control of cutaneous leishmaniasis in imamzadeh agha ali abbas in natanz in isfahan in 1996-1998

NO.79, AYATOLLAH TALEGHANI AVE., TEHRAN, IRAN , SKIN DISEASES AND LEISHMANIASIS RESEARCH CENTER, ISFAHAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, AND CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING IN SKIN DISEASE AND LEPROSY TEHRAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AbstractBackground: Humans, rodents and sandflies have role in transmitted cycle of cutaneous leishmaniasis. To control the disease, promoting the environment, killing the rodents and poisoning the vectors are recommended, individually all over the world. Since, there is no effective vaccine against this disease, the integration of methods is considerable Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of integration method in the control of cutaneous leishmaniasis Patients & Methods:This study was an interventional study, which after knowing the ecosystem around the Imamzadeh Agha Ali Abbas in Natanz in Isfahan, perform the plat covering within a radius of 100m, entrances correction, pool and garbage storage removal and sweepings for the rodents within a radius of 2 kms around the Imamzadeh and poisoning the vectors have been done Results: The incidence of disease was 3.7% in 1996 (before intervention) which was decreased to 1/17 in 1997 and to 1/12 a year later Conclusion: Integration method consisting of environment improvement, rodents removal and poisoning as well as training high risk people is recommended to control cutaneous leishmaniasis
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