ROLE OF SOIL AS A RESERVOIR OF DISEASE = PERAN TANAH SEBAGAI RESERVOIR PENYAKIT

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ROLE OF SOIL AS A RESERVOIR OF DISEASE = PERAN TANAH SEBAGAI RESERVOIR PENYAKIT

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Soil is home to biodiversity where 25% of the Earth’s species live in the soil. Soil can provide ecosystem function through complex interactions between organisms in the soil and the soil itself as soil formation, water filtration, as well as providing useful compounds. However, the soil can be a reservoir of disease in humans. This is because the soil is the recipient of the solid waste that causes contamination of soil that may contain hazardous organic and inorganic materials as well as pathogenic microorganisms. The spread of disease-causing agents through the soil can occur as a result of floods, strong winds or transporting soil from endemic areas to other regions. Pathogens that have caused the role of soil-borne diseases are divided into two groups: Euedaphic Pathogenic Organisms (EPOs) and Soil Transmitted Pathogens (STP). Prevention efforts need to avoid the spread of disease from soil to human beings as to conduct remediation of soils contaminated with hazardous chemicals as well as efforts to provide a disinfectant, and sanitary environment to prevent contamination of pathogenic microorganisms in the soil.

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Tanah merupakan tempat tinggal bagi keragaman hayati dimana 25% dari spesies bumi tinggal di tanah. Tanah dapat berfungsi menyediakan ekosistem melalui berbagai interaksi yang kompleks antara organisme dalam tanah dan tanah itu sendiri seperti pembentukan tanah, penyaringan air, maupun penyediaan senyawa yang bermanfaat. Namun, tanah dapat menjadi reservoir penyakit pada manusia. Hal ini karena tanah adalah penerima limbah padat sehingga menyebabkan kontaminasi tanah yang dapat mengandung bahan organik dan anorganik berbahaya serta mikroorganisme patogen. Penyebaran agen penyebab penyakit melalui tanah dapat terjadi akibat banjir, tiupan angin kencang atau pengangkutan tanah dari daerah endemik ke daerah lainnya. Patogen yang mempunyai peran menyebabkan penyakit yang ditularkan melalui tanah di bagi menjadi dua kelompok yaitu Euedaphic Pathogenic Organisms (EPOs) dan Soil Transmitted Pathogens (STP). Perlu upaya penanggulangan untuk menghindari penyebaran penyakit dari tanah ke manusia seperti dengan melakukan remidiasi terhadap tanah yang tercemar bahan kimia berbahaya serta dengan upaya pemberian desinfektan, maupun sanitasi lingkungan untuk mencegah kontaminasi mikroorganisme patogen di tanah.


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soil, pathogen, reservoir, prevention, tanah, patogen, reservoir, penanggulangan

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