Study of index Aedes Larva in Salemba Campus Universitas Indonesia

Rawina Winita, Arie Prasetyawan

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Abstract

Jakarta is one of urban areas in Indonesia that became endemic araea for DHF. In 2014 the Incidence Rate (IR) of DHF is 83.33 per 100,000 population. Salemba campus of Universitas Indonesia is one area in Central Jakarta is prone to the incidence of DHF. Salemba campus is the ground and building at Universitas Indonesia where all learning activities and administration activities on going. Salemba campus located in Central Jakarta is prone to the incidence of dengue. The aim of this study was to determine the density index of Aedes in the Salemba Campus Universitas Indonesia. This research is observational research with descriptive study approach. The research conducted in January 2015. The samples are 169 units buildings taken from 20 buildings were purposively selected. Index larva, obtained from mosquito larvae survey by single larvae method from 253 containers. Larval index determined from Container Index (CI), House index (HI), Bretau Index (BI) and Density Figure (DF), which can show the density and spread of larval Ae. aegypti in Salemba campus Universitas Indonesia. The Results showed CI 8.3%; HI 4.7%; BI 12.4% and DF 2-3 respevtively. The dominant container as larval breeding places is a bucket which is the not permanent container
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-56
JournaleJournal Kedokteran Indonesia
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2018

Keywords

  • Index larvae; Aedes larvae; Salemba Campus Universitas Indonesia

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