Travel related infection among international travellers visiting clinics at Ubud Bali

Sumadewi, KT and Narendrakomaranatha, A and Lalita, E and Rusni, W and Pratiwi, A E and Witari, N P D and Masyeni, Dewa Ayu Putri Sri (2018) Travel related infection among international travellers visiting clinics at Ubud Bali. 3rd Annual Applied Science and Engineering Conference (AASEC 2018).

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Bali has been a prominent tourist destination in the world and attracting millions of travellers year after year. As a tropical region, Bali possesses a billion unpredictable infectious diseases that may hazard for travellers. Hence, a retrospective study provided at the clinics around the magic-peaceful village Ubud Bali, in order to assess profile of the illness affecting the travellers. This study was a retrospective study based on the medical record of the patients visiting ToyaMedika Clinic, Ubud Care Clinic, Taruna Clinic and Puskesmas Ubud during January – August 2017 was conducted. The clinics classified the patient’s diagnostic according to ICD X criteria. The incomplete medical records were excluded from the study. Various data such as demographic, nationality were also collected and presented descriptively. A total of 453 complete medical record were enrolled to the study. The most age group was 1225 year age group (36.4%) and the minority age group was ≥75 years (1.1%). The top 5 of the patient nationality was Europe (55,5%), American (21,4%), Australian (13%), Asian (9,5%) and African (1,1%). Acute diarrhea was the most disease (68%) affecting the travellers, in which 62% of the cases were female. According to the age group, acute diarrhea mostly found at the age group 12-25 years old. Upper tract respiratory infection was found as high as 13.2%. The others diagnosis were typhoid fever and urinary tract infection accounting for 11.5% and 2.2% respectively. From this study, acute diarrhea was the most common infectious disease in adolescence travellers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Travel related infection
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Institution of Research and Community Service (LP2M) > Medical Education
Depositing User: I Putu Astina
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2021 06:47
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2021 06:47

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