HUBUNGAN KEJADIAN TOKSOPLASMOSIS DENGAN KEBIASAAN HIDUP PADA IBU USIA PRODUKTIF DI SURABAYA

Oleh : Yoso Wiyarno, S2 – Pascasarjana (redaksi@unipasby.ac.id)

The objective of this study was to reveal relations between incidence toxosoplasmosis and life habit to housewives reproductive in Surabaya. Life habit were variable keeping cat as pet, the coming of cat from outside, closeness to cat, gardening, using glove when working, cleaning the gutter, eating raw meat, and raw vegetables. Samples were housewives in reproductive (aged 15-49 years) in Surabaya infected with toxosoplasmosis, taken based on blood examination in Klinika, Pramita and Kedongdoro Laboratory from July to October 2008. Total samples were 191, in which 118 taken as case, and 73 were control. This research was restrospective study using case control method. Data taken were processed using chi square test. The result showed that relation between related incidence toxosoplasmosis are life habit were keeping cat as pet, closeness to cat, gardening, cleaning the gutter, and eating raw meat.

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