Difference of Predisposing Factors with Notification Pulmonary TB through Rapid Moleculer Test and Specimen Transportation Method of TB Health Centre Staff

Authors

  • Tukiman1 , Syarifah2 , Hiswani2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1485

Keywords:

Pulmonary TB, Rapid Molecular Test, Specimen Transportation, Predisposing factor

Abstract

In 2017 North Sumatera province had a TB incident of 73,488 with CDR BTA(+) 65,7%, and CNR of

185/100.000 population higher than Indonesia. CDR BTA(+) Deli Serdang District is 61,6% is below than

CDR average of North Sumatera province 65,7%. The Deli Serdang District is one of the fostered area of the

international NGO KNCV to accelerate the process of elimination of TB by providing facilities assistance

and improvement of human resources. The purpose of this research is to analyze the relationship predisposing

factors of pulmonary TB staff in Health Centre to achieve the case notification of pulmonary TB through

Rapid Moleculer Test with Xpert MTB/RIF and Specimen Transportation methods. This research using

cross sectional design and population is all TB staff (34 staffs) in the Health Centres in Deli Serdang District

where is each Health centre has 1 TB staff. Data collection is conducted with interviews using pre-tested

questionnaires and get approval from the Ethics committee of the Faculty of Nursing Universitas Sumatera

Utara. Analyzed using the Mann-Whitney test and Kruskall Wallis. The result of this research there is no

relationship of predisposing factors with the Pulmonary TB case notification using Rapid Moleculer Test

and Specimen Transportation method in Deli Serdang District.

Author Biography

Tukiman1 , Syarifah2 , Hiswani2

1 Doctoral Program of Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences, Universitas Sumatera Utara,

Medan, North Sumatera, 20155, Indonesia, 2 Lecturer of Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, North Sumatera,

20155, Indonesia

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Tukiman1 , Syarifah2 , Hiswani2. (2020). Difference of Predisposing Factors with Notification Pulmonary TB through Rapid Moleculer Test and Specimen Transportation Method of TB Health Centre Staff. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 720-724. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1485