Risk factors of leptospirosis among febrile hospital admissions in northeastern Malaysia.

@article{Rafizah2013RiskFO,
  title={Risk factors of leptospirosis among febrile hospital admissions in northeastern Malaysia.},
  author={A A Noor Rafizah and B D Aziah and Y Nor Azwany and Musa Kamarul Imran and A. Mohamed Rusli and S Mohd Nazri and Ahmad Mohd Nikman and I Nabilah and H Siti Asma' and Wan Mohd Zahiruddin Bin Wan Mohammad and I Zaliha},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={57 Suppl},
  pages={S11-3}
}
BACKGROUND Leptospirosis is a worldwide zoonotic disease. Risk factors for the disease may vary among countries. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine the risk factors of leptospirosis among febrile cases. MATERIALS AND METHODS A hospital-based cross-sectional study was conducted among 999 febrile patients admitted to 10 hospitals in northeastern Malaysia, from August 2010 to February 2011. An interviewer-guided proforma sheet on sociodemography, type of occupation and social… CONTINUE READING