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Primary Resistance in Category I of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients at Adam Malik Hospital, Medan

Hendra Sihombing, Hilaluddin Sembiring, Zainuddin Amir, Bintang Y.M. Sinaga. Abstract Background: The resistance case is a problem for TB prevention and eradication programme in the world. Therefore, it is important to investigate the rate and the pattern of primary resistance in pulmonary tuberculosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence and pattern […]

Peroxidative Index Model and Advanced Oxidation Protein Products Level of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients Saliva Based on Length of Treatment

Setiawan B, Adenan, Suhartono E. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):72-7. Abstract Introduction: Mycobacterium tuberculosis in human induce variety response involved protective immunity to clinical manifestation of tuberculosis. Oxidative mechanism to infection controlling not only happened in macrofag but in all liquid compartment of body. Methods: Aim of this study was to evaluate peroxidative index and advanced […]

Factors Affecting Treatment Failure of Tuberculosis Empyema with Chest Tube Drainage at Persahabatan Hospital

Yovi I, Swidarmoko B, Burhan E. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):78-84. Abstract: Introduction: The therapy for tuberculosis empyema is more complicated compared to the therapy for non-tuberculosis empyema. Surgical treatment is frequently necessary. However, the optimum time at which surgical intervention must be performed is still not settled. Methods: The medical records of patients with final […]

Tuberculosis – HIV Coinfection Profile in Dr. Moewardi Hospital Surakarta Year 2010-2011

Surjanto E, Sutanto YS, Reviono, Harsini, Marsabessy QL. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):85-8. Abstract Introduction: Tuberculosis is the commonest opportunistic infection in human immunodefisiency virus (HIV) patients. Aim this study was to describe TB-HIV coinfection patients among TB patients according to clinical symptoms, acid fast bacili, chest radiography. Methods: Descriptive study from medical record of 37 […]

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 […]