PEMERIKSAAN TELUR CACING SOIL TRANSMITTED HELMINTHES (STH) PADA KUKU PETANI DI DESA NAMAN TERAN

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Liber Napitupulu

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Worm disease (helminthiasis) is one of the factors that affect the quality of human resources in the future and is also the biggest cause of illness throughout the world. Farmers generally work on the ground and also consume food/snacks without washing their hands first, causing dirt and worm eggs to stick to their hands and dirty nails into their mouths. This is of course not much different from the situation of farmers in Naman Teran Village, Naman Teran District, Karo Regency. This research is a descriptive survey research using quantitative methods. The object of the research is farmers in Naman Teran Village, Naman Teran District, Karo Regency. Data collected through interviews and supported by laboratory tests. The purpose of the study was to determine the presence of worm eggs in nail droppings and the nail hygiene habits of farmers in Naman Teran Village, Naman Teran District, Karo Regency in 2021. The results obtained were the characteristics of respondents which included; The age of the respondents varies between 20-45 years, the age of the most respondents, while based on the gender of the respondents 53.3% or as many as 16 people who are mostly male. It was concluded that out of 30 respondents only 7 respondents had worm eggs in their nails.

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Napitupulu, L. (2022). PEMERIKSAAN TELUR CACING SOIL TRANSMITTED HELMINTHES (STH) PADA KUKU PETANI DI DESA NAMAN TERAN. The Indonesian Journal of Medical Laboratory, 3(1), 14-20. Retrieved from http://ijml.jurnalsenior.com/index.php/ijml/article/view/28
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