Analisis Hasil Pemeriksaan Spesimen Darah Penderita Demam Berdarah Dengue di Jakarta Tahun 1988

Lubis, Imran • Susilowati, Sri • Diana, Diana • Master, John
Journal article Indonesian Bulletin of Health Research • 1989 Indonesia • Thailand

Abstract

Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever is an endemic and important public health disease in Indonesia. Surveillance of hospitalized case usually reported 5.000 cases annually but 10.000 cases could be reported during an outbreak period. The case fatality rate had been decreasing to 4% at present. Studies to analyse the risk factors of an area, pathophysiology of shock or bleeding, prevention, eradication and surveillance were still needed. The important Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever factors were analysed in this tudy based on the 1756 specimens tested in the Communicable Disease Research Center during the period from January1988 to Desember 1988, sent by most of the hospitals in Jakarta. The overall difference between male and female was not significant, although on January, July, September and Desember 1988 females were almost 2 times higher then males.Theoverall difference of children and adult groups were also not significant, although on February, March, November and Decem­ber 1988 adults were higher 2-5 times then children. This findings were not usual. The antibody response titers during acute and convalescence period of illness was lower among chil­dren. These findings were not usual. The antibody response titers during acute and convalescence period of illness was lower among chil­dren then adults, although it was still lower then in Thailand.

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Indonesian Bulletin of Health Research

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