• ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS DRUGS RESISTANCE PATTERNS IN PULMONARY TB PATIENTS FROM SEVEN REFERRAL TB HOSPITALS: AN IMPERATIVE, DESCRIPTIVE PUBLICATION FROM THE INA-RESPOND TB STUDY

    By: Nur Latifah Hanum & Adhella Menur Before the COVID-19 pandemic, tuberculosis (TB) disease was the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), ranking above HIV/AIDS. Almost one-third of the global population is infected with MTB, of which 1 in 10 will develop active TB, and the rest will define

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  • A NEW YEAR, A NEW START, A NEW RESOLUTION

    The new year is an opportunity to make a new resolution. This resolution could be to have a healthier and more active lifestyle for most people. A healthy and active lifestyle is a long-term commitment with comprehensive health benefits for your body. A healthy lifestyle is a way of living that lowers the risk of

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  • Recent Publication (2021)

    Review of Current COVID-19 Diagnostics and Opportunities for Further Development. Yan Mardian, Herman Kosasih, Muhammad Karyana, Aaron Neal, Chuen-Yen Lau. Frontiers in Medicine. May 2021. Diagnostic testing plays a critical role in addressing the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Rapid and accurate diagnostic tests are imperative

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  • Recent Publication (2020)

    Recent Publication (2020)

    The Identification of First COVID-19 Cluster in Indonesia Vivi Setiawaty,1 Herman Kosasih,2,* Yan Mardian,2 Emita Ajis,3 Endang Burni Prasetyowati,3 Siswanto,1 Muhammad Karyana,1,2 and SARS-CoV-2 Reference Laboratory, Ministry of Health, Indonesia Abstract. We describe the first 11 detected COVID-19 cases in Indonesia, resulting from a local transmission occurring in a club and a restaurant. The virus was detected until an average of 21.3

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