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Maghsoud A, Pourmohamadi A, Hoseinizijvad M, Tavakoli G, Kolivand M. Survey Prevalence of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Pakdasht County in 2012. psj. 2014; 12 (2) :37-46
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Background and Objectives: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis disease is one of the health problems in tropic and semi tropic regions like Iran. So therefore, this is so necessary to study the prevalence and identify the new focus of this disease in different region of Iran. This study was conducted to survey prevalence of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Pakdasht County in 2012.
Methods: In the present study, 32 Cutaneous Leishmaniasis's patients (dry and moisture) that look up to pakdasht center of health service were investigated in 2012. For studding this disease, some parameters were noticed such as outbreak months, history of Patients tripe to the polluted area before outbreak of disease, job, the anatomic local of sore in patient's body, the number of sores, sex and type of sore (dry and moisture).
Results: Based on the result of this survey, majority rate of affection in September was 53.15% and in August was 18.75% .Most of the patients have a historical trip to the polluted area, As 43.75% of patients, before illness outbreak, have a historical trip to the polluted area. The maximum patients were housewives (34%), infants (21.87) and drivers (15.6), also 90.62% of patients have moisture sores. Conclusions: The results showed that Pakdasht County was not the focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis and this disease appear during patient's trip to the polluted area such as Sabzevar
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Received: 2014/09/10 | Accepted: 2014/09/10 | Published: 2014/09/10

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