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

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Opportunictic Infection Manifestation of HIV-AIDS Patients in Airlangga University Hospital Surabaya
Tri Pudy Asmarawati

Last modified: 2017-10-27


Aim: To determine the patterns of opportunistic infection in HIV-infected patients admitted to Airlangga University Hopital

Methods: The study was an observational study, conducted to adults patients with HIV infection admitted at Airlangga University Hospital Surabaya from January 2016 to September 2017. Data collected from the medical records of the patients

Results: The number of samples in this study was 58. The mean age was 42.9 years, mostly male. Most patients admitted were in clinical stadium III or IV. Heterosexual traansmission is a major risk factor in patients. The most prevalent opportunistic infections found in patients were oral candidiasis (58.6%), followed by pulmonary tuberculosis (41.4%) and pneumonia/PCP (41.4%). Another infections found were toxoplasmosis, chronic diarrhea, CMV, meningitis TB, hepatitis C, amoebiasis, and cerebritis. Opportunistic infections occurs more often in age ≥40 years and increased as clinical stadium get worsen.

Conclusion: Oral candidiasis and pulmonary tuberculosis were the most common opportunistic infections found in Airlangga University Hospital. The pattern of opportunistic infections found in this study can help the hospital to set priorities related to the management of patients.