International Journal of Mosquito Research
Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part A (2018)
Incidence of human malaria infection in district Karak
Author(s): Muhammad Zeeshan, Muhammad Anwar, Sundas Navid, Maira Riaz, Faiza Momin, Abdullah Aslam, Arshad Qayyum, Waheed Ur Rehman, Abdullah Khan, Asad Ullah and Haleema Sadia
Abstract: The recent survey got accomplished to figure out the incidence of malaria infection in human population of district Karak. The study was planned in 14 different union councils of district Karak from September 2015 to August 2016. The malarial blood parasites were traced in 3849 suspected patients. Total of 3849 suspected cases of malaria were gleaned-out of 3849 cases 1491 (38.7%) turned positive for malarial parasites-out of total +ve cases 1302 (87.3%) were traced for P-vivax and 189 (12.6%) were identified as P. Falciparum. This month wise study shows the highest of malaria from July to October. The infection remained higher in males (79.5%). The age based survey reflect the 168 (24%) in age group 1-10, 619 (41.7%) in age group 11-20 and 704 (42.1%) in age group 21-above. There was no single case of P. vivale and P. malaria was reported. There was found no link b/w malarial infection and age group.
How to cite this article:
Muhammad Zeeshan, Muhammad Anwar, Sundas Navid, Maira Riaz, Faiza Momin, Abdullah Aslam, Arshad Qayyum, Waheed Ur Rehman, Abdullah Khan, Asad Ullah, Haleema Sadia. Incidence of human malaria infection in district Karak. Int J Mosq Res 2018;5(4):59-64.