Volume 35, No. 04, Month JULY, Year 2020, Pages 385 - 389

Raw fish consumption behavior and opisthorchis viverrini infection after cholangiocarcinoma screening by ultrasound in yasothron province a randomized controlled trail

Niyom Cheepcharoenrat, Chompunut Nethan

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Background and Objective: To study raw fish consumption behavior changing and Opisthorchis viverrini infection of the population that were screened by ultrasound and were not screened in Yasothorn province. Method: This study was prospective randomized controlled trial. To study raw fish consumption behavior and Opisthorchis viverrini infection by urine OV Ag in high risk population of Yasothorn province. Experimental group was screened by ultrasound and control group was not. After one year ago the researcher team recorded data by questionaire and checked urine OV Ag again. Result: Total of 180 studied population were divided into 90 in the experimental group and 90 in the control group. Pickled fish Pla ra consumption behavior was not changed significantly in both groups (p = 0.648, 1.0). Pickled fish Pla Som , Pla Jom Pla Joa and Laab koi raw fish consumption behavior were decreased significantly in the experimental group (p = 0.017, 0.001, <0.001), but were not changed significantly in control group (p = 0.265, 0.69, 0.383). Urine OV Ag was not changed significantly in both groups (p = 0.5, 0.839).Conclusion: Ultrasound screening affected to raw fish consumption behavior


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