Author : Agus Rokot*, Devie Oktaviani
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was virus that caused Aquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a syndrome that caused decreasing of body immunity. Someone who infected HIV in his body, number and function of Cluster of Differentiation 4 (CD4) were decreasing, so the ability of body immunity system to prevent the diseases growing was decreasing, one of the disease was Tuberculosis (TB). Someone with HIV/AIDS (ODHA) had bigger risk to have TB than they who weren’t infected HIV/AIDS. Experiment method that used at this research was Immunochromatography Test (ICT) by using One Step Tuberculosis (TB) Antibody Rapid Test Cassette for 15 minutes, and then the result was presented. The aim of this research was to identify Lungs Tuberculosis (TB) at Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) sufferers who came to get therapy at RSUD Bitung City. This research was used analytical descriptive research through laboratory test. Population of this research was 31 persons consisted of 15 persons with HIV and 16 persons with AIDS. Sample of this research was 17 persons with sampling system of accidental sampling. The result showed that number of respondents related with HIV and TB were 4 respondents (23,5%) infected with TB and 13 respondents (76,5 %) wasn’t infected TB. Key words: Presepsin, C-Reactive Protein, Procalcitonin, Late-Onset Neonatal Sepsis (LONS).
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD