Characteristics Gonorrhea Patient in Department of Dermato and Venereology Sanglah General Hospital Period January 2011 - December 2013



By : Kadek Dian Lisdayanthi

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Faculties : Fakultas Kedokteran


Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae which is a diplococcus gram-negative intracellular. This disease is a global health problem because of its high morbidity and may be accompanied by co-infection. The aim of this study is to describe the characteristics of gonorrhea patient in Department of Dermato and Venerology Sanglah General Hospital from January 2011 to December 2013. This study used descriptive quantitative method with cross-sectional approach. The selection of sample by total sampling methods taken from attendance registers in Sexually Transmitted Infection Subdivision, Department of Dermato-venerology of Sanglah General Hospital from January 2011 to December 2013 with a total sample of 154 people.The result of this study are the majority of gonorrhea patient were male 121 people (78.5%), 12-25 years old 80 people (51.9%) and without co-infection 137 people (89.0%). Co-infection in female as much as 12 people (36.4%) and patient with co-infection were age 12-25 years old as much as 10 people (58.8%). At age <12 years, 5 (100.0%) gonorrhea patient were female. Based on the research, it is expected that the patient data entry in the attendance register should be more complete, and providing IEC to the community, especially women at high risk

Keyword : gonorrhea, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, characteristic

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