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Abstract Ref Number = APCP1234
Poster Presentation
CORRELATION BETWEEN VACCINATION AND SEVERITY OF THE CLINICAL SYMPTOMS OF DIPHTHERIA
Shod Dzulkarnain,Agustin Iskandar,Irene Ratridewi Medical Faculty of Brawijaya University Saiful Anwar General HospitalMedical Faculty of Brawijaya University
Background : Diphtheria is a reemerging disease which can be prevented by vaccination to avoid severe case. Material : Observational preliminary analytic study involves data from tropical medicine division database. We used categoric correlation analysis to find correlation between history of vaccination and severity of the disease. Results : In 2017, from 43 patients hospitalized for diphtheriae, 41 (95.35%) patients recounted the histories of diphtheria vaccination. 24 received adequate vaccination (58.54%), 15 received deficient vaccination (36.58%), 2 didn’t receive vaccination (4.88%). Among 24 patients received adequate vaccination 18 suffered moderate diphtheria (75%) while 6 suffered severe diphtheria (25%). Among 15 patients received deficient vaccination 14 suffered moderate diphtheria (93.3%) while 1 suffered severe diphtheria (6.7%). 2 patients received no vaccination suffered moderate diphtheriae (100%). Conclusions : This preliminary study concluded that adequate frequency of diphthteria vaccination dose did not correlate with the severity of diphtheria cases. The further investigation with larger sample size is needed.
Keywords: Vaccination Diphtheria Severity of the Clinical Symptoms
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