Tag archives for Pulmonary Tuberculosis

The Association of N-Acetylcysteine Administration with the Level of Glutathion, Interferon Gamma and Body Mass Index in Pulmonary TB Patients

Reviono, Suradi, Sukarti Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta Abstract Background: The levels of glutathione (GSH) and IFN-γ are low in pulmonary TB patients. Administration of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) can increase intracellular GSH levels and IFN-γ, so that can inhibit the growth of M. tuberculosis. Methods: This study was clinical trial […]

Sensitivity and Specificity of Acid Fast Bacilli Smear from Induced Sputum and Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) in Diagnosis of Negative Acid Fast Bacilli Tuberculosis

Eva Sri Diana, Wiwien Heru Wiyono, Boedi Swidarmoko, Arifin Nawas Abstract Background : Some cases of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) cases that are being treated in our country are with negative acid fast bacilli (AFB sputum smear and culture). Acid fast bacilli (AFB) microscopy and conventional Lowenstein Jensen (LJ) culture from sputum remain the cornerstone for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hubungan Tingkat Kepositivan Pemeriksaan Basil Tahan Asam (BTA) dengan Gambaran Luas Lesi Radiologi Toraks pada Penderita Tuberkulosis Paru yang Dirawat Di SMF Pulmonologi RSUDZA Banda Aceh

Mulyadi, Mudatsir, Nurlina. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(3):133-7. In 1992, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared tuberculosis as a Global Emergency. In 2004, WHO stated that there are 8.8 million new cases for tuberculosis. Indonesia ranks third in the world for the number of cases of tuberculosis, after India and China. This study aims to […]