USU Conference Systems, International Conference on Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases (ICTROMI) 2017

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Adiana Mutamsari Witaningrum, Adiana Mutamsari Witaningrum

Last modified: 2017-11-04




Background : Human immunodeficiency virus/aquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) had a major impact for health problem in Indonesia. HIV type 1 (HIV-1) epidemic are currently infected with HIV virus is developing rapidly in Indonesia. Papua provinces have the highest prevalence rate of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in Indonesia; however, data on opportunistic infection of HIV-1 are limited.

Method : The study using medical records as a research sample was conducted among HIV patients from January 2013 - December 2014 in Sele be Solu hospital among 49 patients.

Discussion : Opportunistic infections are commonly occur in HIV-infected patients. This study was conducted to know prevalence of opportunistic infection among HIV positive patients in West Papua. Fourty-nine HIV-1 patients were collected in Sele be Solu Hospital, West Papua. Opportunistic infection were identified such as tuberculosis, tuberculosis pulmo, tuberculosis and candidiasis, candidiasis and diarrhea. Clinical sign was appear of HIV infected patients such as icthy, cough and loss weight.

Conclusion : The prevalence of opportunistic infection indicated the necessity of monitoring the opportunistic infection of HIV/AIDS patients in Indonesia.


Key words : HIV/AIDS, opportunistic infection