Epidemiol o gy of chikungunya fever in srikakulam district by arunasree, prasad and rajsekhar abstract. This is a retrospective cross-sectional study of clinically suspected chikungunya fever cases without serological confirmation from the western regional health authority (wrha) of jamaica during july 2014 to december 2014. Rrdistrict, telangana state-500075 india corresponding author abstract dengue fever, also known as break bone fever, is a serious mosquito-borne viral specific igm and igg antibodies and to know the seroprevalence of dengue virus in a tertiary care hospital, rrdst dengue ns1 and igm and igg testing was done. Epidemiology of chikungunya dark green denotes countries with current or previous local transmission of chikv, per cdc as of may 29, 2018 chikungunya is a mosquito-borne alpha virus that was first isolated after a 1952 outbreak in modern-day tanzania the virus has circulated in forested regions of sub-saharan african in cycles involving nonhuman primate hosts and arboreal mosquito vectors[1.
A team of professors from harvard university medical college is visiting the uddanam region in srikakulam district of andhra pradesh to study the high incidence of chronic kidney disease (ckd) in the area. After reviewing the complex problem of high prevalence of ckd in uddanam area of srikakulam district, chief minister n chandrababu naidu has announced a monthly pension of rs 2,500 to all affected. Introduction: chikungunya is a viral disease, transmitted mainly by aedes aegypti and aedes albopictus mosquitoes chikungunya is an rna virus belonging to alphavirus genus of family togaviridae it causes fever, severe joint pain, muscle pain, headache, nausea, fatigue and rash.
13 million suspected chikungunya fever cases were reported prevalence was determined in two villages that differed in the than 1 year in 1990 in the north arcot district and the adjoining areas of tamil nadu and andhra pradesh in the 1996 outbreak. A total of 196 villages in 12 mandals in srikakulam district took the brunt of the cyclonic storm the road network in srikakulam suffered extensive damage, while the power distribution network was also severely affected. Srikakulam district was chosen for this study because it has the largest proportion of fever among the three selected districts a community level household survey estimated the prevalence of fever to be 167. Epidemiolgy of chikungunya fever in srikakulam district we report a prospective analysis of cases of chikungunya fever referred from various primary health centers of rural, tribal and semiurban areas of. Area in srikakulam district, andhra pradesh, india high prevalence of chronic kidney disease (ckd) has become an environmental health issue of national concern in india hypertension and diabetes are known to be the main reasons for renal failure but in areas with high prevalence of ckd, identifiable causes.
Uddanam nephropathy the uddanam region lies in srikakulam district consists of the mandals of kaviti, sompeta, kanchili, itchapuram, palasa and vajrapukotturu, accounting for more than 100 villages in total. Andhra pradesh around a coastal belt referred to as the uddanam region in srikakulam district and an inland region called the chimakurthy mandal (administrative. Chronic kidney disease in two coastal districts of andhra pradesh, india: role of drinking water science+business media dordrecht 2013 abstract chronic kidney disease (ckd) has been reported in a few coastal regions of srikakulam district and chimakurthy mandal (30–40 km away from the prevalence of ckd in the region, and the source. Hyderabad: the unusually high incidence of kidney ailments in uddanam village of srikakulam district in andhra pradesh will continue to remain a medical enigma with health experts and scientists.
The article focuses on a study which examined the prevalence of renal failure in uddanam, andhra pradesh, india according to an initial survey, the disease is highly prevalent in 15 villages in the uddanam region. Download citation on researchgate | on sep 1, 2012, em reynolds and others published exploring chikungunya fever in southern india: a needs assessment to identify gaps in knowledge and prevention . A study of hiv disease course among rural women receiving art in ijmrr in sept-oct 2013/vol 1/issue 4 prevalence of dengu in the srikakulam district published in ijsr vol3 issue 5, may 2014 influence of demographic factors on the outcome of diabetic foot infections (dfi)-a tertiary care hospital based study in ijcmr vol 3 issue ii, nov 16.
Molecular epidemiology of chikungunya virus in malaysia since its first emergence in 1998 med j malaysia vol 65 no 1 march 2010 33 nucleotides (in bold and italic) and four nucleotides (in bold. Latest health news and research breakthroughs on pregnancy last updated on oct 26, 2018 with over 1328 news and research items available on the subject freely download - 'pregnancy news widget.
In recent years, there have been multiple reports of high prevalence of ckd amongst the rural communities of coastal andhra pradesh, most notably the uddanam region of srikakulam district the affected individuals have been described as young males in the age group of 20 to 40 years. The delay in the onset of monsoon may be a matter of worry for many, but it has actually curtailed the number of fever cases to a great extent, if one were to go by the admission records of major. An outbreak of chikungunya fever which occurred during april 1977 among a group of high-school children from pretoria after a visit to the northern transvaal bushveld is reported.