International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 8, Part C (2017)
Knowledge on leptospirosis among farmers
S Shairabanu, Dr. Indira S and B Kavitha
Leptospirosis is essentially animal infection by serotypes of Leptospira (spirochetes) and transmitted to man under certain environmental conditions. At present 23 serogroups and serovars have been recognized from various part of the world. It has high prevalence in warm humid tropical countries the disease manifestations are many varied, ranging in severity from a mild febrile illness to severe and sometimes fatal disease.
Aim: To assess the level of knowledge regarding leptospirosis among farmers
Material and method: The study was conducted by using descriptive research design, the samples are selected through Non probability convenient sampling technique.
Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objectives of the study.
Results and Conclusion: The study result shows that with regard to level of knowledge regarding leptospirosis among farmers. 1(3.3%) had A grade, 7(23.3%) had B+ grade, 2(6.7%) had B grade, 6(20%) had C grade and 14(46.7%) D had grade knowledge.
How to cite this article:
S Shairabanu, Dr. Indira S and B Kavitha. Knowledge on leptospirosis among farmers. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(8): 149-151.