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Procalcitonin Role in the Field Pulmonology

Hendra Koncoro¹, Ida Bagus Suta² ¹Departemen Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana, RSUP Sanglah Denpasar ²Divisi Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Bagian/ SMF Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana, RSUP Sanglah Denpasar Abstract Development of medical science in respirology is unattached to importance of diagnostic and therapeutic aspect. New diagnostic tools surfaced as […]

Atypical Pneumonia Caused by Mycoplasma Pneumoniae

Dewi Wijaya¹, Diah Handayani¹, Cahyarini², Feni Fitriani Taufik¹ ¹Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta ²SMF Mikrobiologi, RS Persahabatan Jakarta Abstract Mycoplasma pneumonia (MP) is a common respiratory pathogen that resulted diseases of varied severity ranging from mild upper respiratory tract infection to severe atypical pneumonia. It is a […]

The Role of Symptom-based Questionnaire for Diagnosing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Evidence-based Case Report

Aghnia Permatasari, Dita Gemiana, Fitriana Nur, Raditya Ardi, Wahyu Permatasari, Jamal Zaini Abstract Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) diagnosis using spirometry in primary care is quite difficult due to the availability. The aim of this study is to evaluate diagnosis value of symptom-based questionnaire in COPD diagnosis. Methods: Literature search using Pubmed, SCOPUS, and EBSCO databases […]

Analysis of Serum Level of ESAT-6 Antibody in Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Emelia Afif, Taufik, Irvan Medison Abstract Background : The diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis is still become a great problem, because the majority of pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosis is established with negative AFB smears. A number of new methods has been developed to establish the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis which one of them is serologic test. The […]

Sensitivity and Specificity of Mycobacteria Tuberculosis Culture Using Liquid Media on Bronchoalveolar Lavage From Negative Acid Fast Bacili Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients

Setiarsih HS, Wiyono WH, Burhan E, Soemanto RK, Widyahening IS. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):89-99. Abstract: Introduction: Diagnostic tuberculosis using acid fast bacilli (AFB) microscopy and conventional Lowenstein Jensen (LJ) culture remain the cornerstone but the sensitivity of these traditional methods is quite low, especially in the samples containing small number of organism. There is a […]