A Study of Bacterial Disease among the Suspected Cases of Lumbini Provincial Hospital, Butwal, Rupandehi, Nepal

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  • Maya Upadhyay

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/bcj.v4i1-2.45013

Keywords:

age group, leprosy, meningitis, pneumonia, prevalence, TB

Abstract

The bacterial disease is a major health problem in Nepal. This study has been done in the Lumbini provincial hospital from January 2021 to June 2021. In a study of bacterial disease among the suspected cases of Lumbini provincial hospital, four types of bacterial diseases were found; TB, pneumonia, leprosy, and meningitis. Among the four diseases, the cases of TB and pneumonia are found higher than that of leprosy and meningitis. The highest cases of TB i.e., 2.5% show in between the age group of 20-30 and 40-50 years of age. The highest cases of pneumonia show in between the age group of 0-10 years i.e., 5.75%. The highest cases of leprosy were found in above 70 years of age group i.e., 2.25% and that of meningitis were found in between the age group of 40-50 years of age i.e., 1%.

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Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Upadhyay, M. (2021). A Study of Bacterial Disease among the Suspected Cases of Lumbini Provincial Hospital, Butwal, Rupandehi, Nepal. Butwal Campus Journal, 4(1-2), 121–136. https://doi.org/10.3126/bcj.v4i1-2.45013

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