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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(1): 477-483
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.601.056


Epidemiological Study of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Tuz
Shujan R. Hassan*
Department of Biology/College of Education for Pure Sciences/ Kirkuk University, Kirkuk/Iraq
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A total of 107 Cutaneous leishmaniasis patients studied during the period from October 2012- april 2013 in TUZ General Hospital. They were 57% males, their ages ranged from 1-60 years old. Clinically, 58% of patients had multiple lesions, while 42% had single lesion. It was found that 36.5% of patients had dry type while 63.5%had wet type lesion. The highest rate of lesion was on upper limbs 57% while the lowest rate in the ear 1%. Highest rate of cases were recorded during February 32.1% while lowest rate of cases were recorded in April 3,37%. According to cultures and smears 73% of cases were positive to giemsa stain and 43% were positive in cultures. Secondary bacterial infection occurred in 42% of lesions; Staphylococcus epidermidis 55% was the most common bacteria isolated from lesions, followed by Staphylococcus aureus 33%.


Keywords: Epidemio-serological of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis,AL-TUZ.
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Shujan R. Hassan. 2017. Epidemiological Study of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Tuz.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(1): 477-483. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.601.056