Epidemiological Study of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis for Patients Reviewed at Samarra General Hospital

Main Article Content

Ali Mohammed Abed, Abdulrazzaq Mohammed Hamood, Mahmood Dhannoon Ibrahim

Abstract

     The current study aims to give a new picture of the epidemiology of cutaneous leishmaniasis for patients who referred at Samarra General Hospital and to determine socio-demographic information and finding a relationship between cutaneous leishmaniasis and CRP-protein. The current study conducted 100 samples suspected of having cutaneous leishmaniasis from subjects who referred at Samarra General Hospital during the period from November 2019 to March 2020. The results of the current study showed that the total incidence of cutaneous leishmaniasis was 30% of patients. December show the highest rate of infection reaching 40%. Outcomes show the highest infection rate in the age group (5-10 years) reached 56.7%. Also, rate of infection in the rural was 93.3% higher than the infection rate in the urban (6.6%) and that most of the ulcers were in the lower extremities 56.7%. Otherwise, the findings show CRP-protein was positive in 5(16.7%) patients and 25(83.3%) patients were negative. So, it is concluded that male patients are more prone to more severe infections than females and there are relationship between cutaneous leishmaniasis and CRP-protein

Article Details

How to Cite
Ali Mohammed Abed, Abdulrazzaq Mohammed Hamood, Mahmood Dhannoon Ibrahim. (2021). Epidemiological Study of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis for Patients Reviewed at Samarra General Hospital. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 2306–2312. Retrieved from https://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/1683
Section
Articles