E3S Web Conf.
Volume 68, 2018The 1st Sriwijaya International Conference on Environmental Issues 2018 (1st SRICOENV 2018)
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Mitigation and Adaptation in Climate Change in Wetland|
|Published online||27 November 2018|
Identification of Mosquito Larva in Water Containers in Line with the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Cleaning Service in Relation to Mosquito Breeding at Pascasarjana Unsri
1 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Muhammadiyah Palembang, Palembang, Indonesia
2 Bachelor student, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
3 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
4 Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia
Mosquitoes are vectors of several diseases for humans. To eradicate mosquitoes, information regarding breeding place of mosquito larva along with the knowledge and role of cleaning service are required. This study was aimed to identify water container as breeding sites for mosquitoes and as well as to discover knowledge, attitude and practice of cleaning service in relation to mosquitoes eradication at Pascasarjana Unsri. This study used a qualitative descriptive approach. The samples were all mosquito larva taken from the water containers. The Informants were taken with quota sampling and the information was obtained by in-depth interviews. Of the 108 containers, 30 (27.78%) indoor containers entirely contain clear water and meanwhile in 78 (72.22%) outdoor containers, 13 containers contain turbid water and 65 containers contain clear water. There were 431 mosquito larva found in five indoor containers (60 larva) and 26 outdoor containers (431 larva). Larva Free Rate (LFR) was 83.33%, House Index (HI) 16.67%, Container Index (CI) 28.70%, and the Breteau Index (BI) 41.67%. The species of mosquitoes found were Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus and Culex. Cleaning services have a good knowledge and attitude about mosquito breeding and practice in eradicating mosquitoes according their responsibility as cleaning service.
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