THE SPREADING AND CORRELATION OF RABIES CASES AMONG DOGS AND HUMANS IN DENPASAR FROM 2008-2015
By : Elizabeth Liliane Sadipun
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Faculties : Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan
Department : S1 Pendidikan Dokter Hewan
Rabies is a viral disease that infects central nervous system, caused by virus from Genus Lyssavirus and Family Rhabdoviridae. Rabies is a dangerous deadly disease for the medicine hasnít been invented yet. This research was done to identify the territory, distribution, and correlation between rabies cases in dogs and humans in Denpasar City from 2008 to 2015. The methods used in this research are descriptive analytic, normality test with Saphiro Wilk Test, homogenity test with Lavene Statistic Test, and correlation analize with Spearman Test. The first rabies-infected dog case was in Sesetan, South Denpasar in December 2008, and the first human-infected rabies case was in Sanur Kauh, South Denpasar in October 2009. Data shows that the total number of rabies-infected dog cases in Denpasar Regency was 53 cases and the rabies-infected human was 11 cases from 2008 until 2015. Spearman test result shows that the correlation coefficient was 0,681 with the significance index 0,000. It can be concluded that there was a correlation between rabies cases in dog and human in Denpasar Regency from 2008 and until 2015. This means that the increase of rabies cases in dog was followed by increased number of cases in human.
Keyword : Rabies, dog, human, Denpasar Regency