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The Relationship of Smoking Degree with Sputum IFN-γ Levels in Smear-Positive Pulmonary TB Patients

Irmi Syafa’ah, Winariani K Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya Abstract Background: Tuberculosis and smoking aretwo major health problems in the world. Indonesia ranks as the second highest country in term of TB cases and ranked 4th as the highest cigarettes consumers in the world. Exposure to smoking […]

Analisis Kadar Interferon Gamma Pada Penderita Tuberkulosis Paru dan Orang Sehat

Widjaja JT, Jasaputra DK, Roostati RL. J Respir Indones. 2010;30(2):119-24. Background : Pulmonary tuberculosis is an acute or chronic respiratory infection that has attract attention of health experts around the world because the prevalence continue to increase. Interferon gamma (IFN-γ) is one of the most important cytokine in the pathogenesis of pulmonary tuberculosis. This study […]