Proceedings of the First International Conference on Health, Social Sciences and Technology (ICoHSST 2020)

The Impact of Immunization of BCG on Toddler Exposed to Pulmonary TB Patients in Landfill Site of Sukawinatan, Sukajaya Village, Sukarami District Palembang City 2019

Authors
A. Kadir, Dahliana
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A. Kadir
Available Online 19 April 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210415.028How to use a DOI?
Keywords
BCG immunization, pulmonary tuberculosis
Abstract
Background Immunization is an effort to prevent disease transmission by administering vaccines. One of the infectious diseases that can be prevented by BCG immunization is pulmonary tuberculosis. Transmission occurs when someone is exposed to pulmonary TB sufferers, especially toddlers. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of BCG immunization on toddler who were exposed to pulmonary TB patients. The research method was cross-sectional with a sample of 60 toddler who were exposed to pulmonary tuberculosis patients in the Sukawinatan area, Sukajaya sub-district, Sukarami district, Palembang city. The results of the study, out of 60 toddlers who were exposed to pulmonary TB there were 4 toddler who were not immunized against BCG and it turned out that 1 of them was infected with pulmonary TB. It is known from the Chi-square test that there is a significant relationship between BCG immunization status and the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis in toddler α 0.001 <ρ = 0.05. From the aspect of body weight, toddlers who are infected with pulmonary TB do not gain weight in proportion to age, namely ρ value = 0.003 <0.05 children. Conclusion toddlers who live in the environment of pulmonary TB patients, smokers and in slum areas tend to infected by pulmonary TB.
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