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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.05, No. 04)

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Page : 2439-2445

Keywords : Malaria Frequency; Endemic; Microscopy; Insecticide Treated Nets and Roll Back Malaria.;

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Objective: The principal objective of the research was the determination of the smear positive malaria frequency and patient's socio-demographic factors who visited Civil Hospital, Khairpur (Microscopy Department) Methods: This research was cross-sectional by design and it was held in the time span of four months starting from June-September, 2016. The assessment tool was a designed questionnaire for the attainment of the research objectives in the said time period and setting of the Khairpur Hospital. Research included a total of 138 cases who were prescribed by the physicians Malaria Parasite (MP) Test, we included these patients in the research through sampling consecutive method and also interviewed all the patients about their social and demographic features. SPSS-21 was used for the data entry and analysis of the research outcomes. Results: In the total research sample (138) male to female ratio was respectively 55.5% male and remaining female. It shows the dominance of the male. Maximum numbers of patients were in the age group of forty years and the range of the age was in the limit of 25 – 40 years having 25 as the lowest and 40 as the highest limit of the age. Positive result of MP test was noticed in 6.5% patients with the repeated identification of Plasmodium Vivax (PV). Conclusion: We conclude that Malaria is an endemic in the specified areas of District, Khairpur and Plasmodium Vivax is considered as the common most species which affects the participants who visited hospital's Microscopy Centre for the verification of MP test. There is a dire requirement of awareness about the health issues and participation of the society for the eradication of the Malaria from the communities of Khairpur. Keywords: Malaria Frequency, Endemic, Microscopy, Insecticide Treated Nets and Roll Back Malaria.

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