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Tuberculosis in Children with close

contact to adult lung tuberculosis


Research Article by Ladylove R. Walakandou, Adrian Umboh, Audrey Wahani

Ulil Amri Pramadani


201520401011170

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Background

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The Objective of this study
To find out the incidence of TB in children
who have close contact with adult TB
patient and to determine some risk factors
for the development of childhood TB.

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Methods
Methods
This was a cross sectional study
conducted at lung clinic for adult TB case
and screening for children who live with
the index case carried out in the Children
Clinic of R.D Kandou Hospital, Manado.

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Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
Inclusion criteria :
1. Children aged >3 Month and <5 years who live with adult
TB patient for at least 3 month
2. Agree to participate and signed an informed concent.

Exclusion criteria :
1. Children who had receive spesific treatment for TB
2. Children with other disease or malignancy
3. Children who were in any immunosuppresant agents

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Statistical analysis
P value calculated using Graph Pad in
Stat software. Variables like age, sex, pre-
op duration, and exudate were correlated.
All the cases are recorded in a fixed
proforma.

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Results
Result
Distribution of subjects according to clinical symptoms and presence of
BCG scar

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Results
Result
The relationship of possible risk factors affecting the occurrence of
TB in children

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Results
Result

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Conclusion

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