Seroepidemiological study of leptospirosis among the communities living in periurban areas of Sarawak, Malaysia

Thayaparan, Sivapiragasam and Robertson, Ian D and Amaran, Fairuz and Lela, Binti Suut and Gunasekera,, Umanga Chathurani and Mohd Tajuddin, Bin Abdullah (2005) Seroepidemiological study of leptospirosis among the communities living in periurban areas of Sarawak, Malaysia. The Medical journal of Malaysia., 70 (5). pp. 288-294. ISSN 0300-5283

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Abstract

Introduction: Leptospirosis is endemic to tropical regions of the world and is re-emerging as a new danger to public health in Malaysia. the purpose of this particular study was to determine the common leptospiral serovars present in human communities living around wildlife reserves/disturbed forest habitats. the objective of this study was to estimate the seroprevalence of leptospirosis and finding infecting serovars in villages surrounded habitats where wildlife lives in Sarawak, Malaysia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leptospirosis, periurban areas, Seroepidemiological study, forest habitats, Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 15 May 2019 08:12
Last Modified: 15 May 2019 08:12
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/24903

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