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An Epidemic Investigation of Abdominal Pain Related with Liver infection

Journal: Walawalkar International Medical Journal (Vol.8, No. 2)

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Page : 22-27

Keywords : Staphylococcal Infection ALA (Ameobic Liver Abscess); PLA (Pyogenic Livere Abscess); Liver Abscess; Contaminated Water;

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Objectives: Objectives of the investigation was to measure the magnitude of problem, find out cause and source of illness, and to suggest measures for prevention & control. Methods: 36 cases history from their hospital records were collected. Rapid house - to - house survey of all the 36 houses was carried out. Results: Most of cases were found to have single organism staphylococcal infection in liver abscess. In our study most of liver abscess were found in non alcoholics about 59% were non alcoholics predicting non alcoholics cause most probably. About 88% of cases were using common pipe lined water and only 12-13 % were using home bore water. Conclusion: Pipelined water was not chlorinated, further this water was getting mix with dust and mud due to leakage of underground pipe line. Further stool and water sample examination predict that it was due to contaminated water supply. No mortality was reported.

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