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Health department of republic Indonesia

The health polytechnic department of health Semarang
Environmental health department Purwokerto
Environmental health diploma
Scientific research, July 2009

Study species of rodents as a laptospirosis disease reservoar in RT.01 RW.02 and RT.02
RW.02 Gayamsari sub district, the district of gayamsari semarang year of 2009.
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Laptospirosis disease is a zoonosis which one of them transmitted through rat urine
positive Leptospira bacteria. This disease occurs in many areas vulnerable to flooding
disaster such as the Semarang city. Gayamsari sub district is one of area in the city semarang
occurrence Laptospirosis. This research was conducted in sub district gayamsari with the goal
to know the number of mice of the catch result and trap Success, rodent species, the
comparison of male rats and female rats, the number of mice positive Leptospira, and its
species, and the catch sex rat catch result of positive Leptospira.
Method used in this research is descriptive by field setting. This research was
conducted in three days. Catching rodents by live trap installed in each houses located in 2
sub district, those are RT.01 RW.01 and RT.02 RW.02, each house are installed 2 trap those
are inside and outside of house. The number of houses that made the subject of this research
was 80 houses, so that there were 160 traps that is installed a day.
Research result shown trap success classified high i.e. 14.79%. Prevalence of
Leptospira bacteria in rodents showed 25.35%. the species that found in the area Ratus-ratus
diardi (60,56%), Ratus norvegicus (30,99%), Ratus Exculans (4,23%), and Mus musculus
(2,81%), and also Bandicota indica (1,41%). Whereas mice were positive for the bacteria of
Lestospira Ratus-ratus diardi (83,33%) and Ratus norvegicus. (16,67%). The comparison
between male rodent and female rodent positive for Leptospira 1:2,6.
The conclusion from this research is trap success in sub district of Gayamsari is
classified high, dominant species of rodent was found and dominant toward Leptospira
bacteria prevalence is Ratus-ratus diardi. Female rodent more dominant both of presence in
environment and its prevalence towards Leptospira bacteria. From the result, so health local
offices expected and sub district together their community more active to keep their

Reference : 22 (1984-2008)
Keyword : Rodent, Laptospirosis
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