National Filariasis Control Programme
Though Filariasis is not a problem in Lakshadweep control measures like chlorination of drinking water, anti mosquito and anti fly measures are taken up.
THE DETAILS OF FILARIA SURVEY CONDUCTED
Sl. No. Name of the Island Year of Survey Blood Slides collected and examined No +ve for Mf Disease manifestations Mf rate Disease rate Endemic rate Average Mf count
1. Kalpeni 1997 2639 40 33 1.52% 1.25% 2.73% 5.45%
2. Kadmath 1998 2280 4 8 0.18% 0.35% 0.52% 3.5%
3. Androth 1999 4328 53 45 1.2% 1.03% 2.24% 6,75%
4. Minicoy 1999 2177 0 0 0 0 0 0
5. Agatti 2002 3554 47 10 0.28% 0.28% 1.6% 8.2%
6. Bangaram 2002 51 1 Nil 0 0 Not significant 2%


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