Research Article

EFEKTIFITAS TUBEX SEBAGAI METODE DIAGNOSIS CEPAT DEMAM TIFOID

Krisna Yoga Pratama , Wiradewi Lestari

Krisna Yoga Pratama
Program Studi Pendidikan Dokter, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana. Email: krisnayogaa@gmail.com

Wiradewi Lestari
Bagian Patologi Klinik Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana
Online First: April 15, 2015 | Cite this Article
Yoga Pratama, K., Lestari, W. 2015. EFEKTIFITAS TUBEX SEBAGAI METODE DIAGNOSIS CEPAT DEMAM TIFOID. Intisari Sains Medis 2(1): 70-73. DOI:10.15562/ism.v2i1.87


Typhoid fever is caused by Salmonella typhii or Salmonella paratyhpii. Many diagnostic methods have been developed to find the fastest, easiest, and cheapest way to achieve the highest sensitivity and specificity. A method that can diagnose fast and good sensitivity and specificity is TUBEX test. TUBEX test is a serologic test that detects immunoglobulin M against specific antigen O9 S.typhii. This test use semi‐quantitative agglutination competitive method with colored particle.
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