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Brucellosis prevalence rate in outpatients of brucellosis in Songyuan city of Jilin province in 2009 / 中国地方病学杂志
Chinese Journal of Endemiology ; (6): 440-442, 2010.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-642962
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ABSTRACT
Objective To investigate the prevalence, common clinical symptoms and complications, transmission routes and media of brucellosis among human in the city of Songyuan in Jilin province, and to provide practical basis for brucellosis intervention and related control measures. Methods Use self-designed questionnaire to collect information from outpatients in brucellosis clinic in Songyuan Center for Disease Control and Prevention from January to June 2009, and to analyze the related data from the survey prevalence, time and geographical distribution, clinical symptom, transmission route and media. Results Of the total 620 cases investigated, there were 284 patients accounting for 45.8% (284/620), 75 suspected patients accounting for 12.1% (75/620), 13stealth patients accounting for 2.1% (13/620) and 248 negative people accounting for 40.0% (248/640). Main common symptoms of the patients were fever[66.5%( 189/284)], muscle and joint pain[38.7%( 110/284)],fatigue[27.5%(78/284)], hyperhidrosis[25.0%(71/284)]and low back pain[17.3%(49/284)]. The patients group had a significantly higher prevalence of mucocutaneous infection, contacting infected animal abortion flow,fur, soil, faeces and dust than the uninfected group(χ2 value were 27.12, 22.75, 8.90, 6.65, 6.39, 6.39, all P< 0.01 or < 0.05). Conclusions The positive rate of brucellosis in the brucellosis clinic of Songyuan city is high,and patients have typical symptoms. We should take comprehensive control measures to protect the high-risk group and reduce the local infectivety.

Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Type of study: Prevalence study Language: Chinese Journal: Chinese Journal of Endemiology Year: 2010 Type: Article

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Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Type of study: Prevalence study Language: Chinese Journal: Chinese Journal of Endemiology Year: 2010 Type: Article