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J Kesehat Lingkung Indones 2002;1(1): 30-38

Hubungan antara Kondisi Sanitasl Lingkungan Rumah dengan Kecacingan pada Munid Sekolah Dasar Bandarharjo 02 04 Kotamadya Semarang
(The Relatiotionships between Environmental House Condition and Worm Infestation of
Elementary School Pupils in Bandarharjo 02 04 Semarang City)


In the same manner as the other developing countries, Indonesia also remains face the difficulties against the high prevalence rate of infectious diseases, particularly ones that related with bad environmental condition. One of them, which is usually occurred in elementary, school children and have a negative effect on their growth and development, is soil transmitted helminthiasis, an infection of intestinal worm transmitted through soil or known as helminthic disease. Three kinds of them are Ascaris lumbricoides, Whipworm (Trichuris trichiura), and hookworm (Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale ). Is there any relationship between house sanitation and the occurrence of helminthic disease on students of Bandarharjo 02 04 Elementary School ?
This research is a cross sectional survey. Population used in this research is 4th and 5th grade students of Bandarharjo 02 04 Elementary , School in Tanjung Mas District. The children stool were examined by the Kato Katz method.
The study, showed that. there was no relationship between house sanitation with the occurrence of helminthic disease


Keywords : Environmental Health Sanitation, soil transimitted helminths, pupils


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