The Description of Examination Blood Smear Diffcount Analysis (Lymphocyte Cell) for patients with TBC at Puskesmas Kelayan Timur Banjarmasin
Tuberculosis (TB) is a directly infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB treatment aims to prevent recurrence and break the chain of transmission and prevent bacterial resistance to anti-TB drugs. Tuberculosis can cause an increase in lymphocytes. Lymphocytosis in pulmonary TB occurs due to the activation of lymphocyte cells which play a role in cellular immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The purpose of this study was to analyze the percentage of lymphocyte cells of patients during their treatment at Kelayan Timur Health Center. This research used a descriptive qualitative with a diff count examination method. From the research which been done from 26 samples obtained lymphocytes <20% (4%), 20-40% (65%), and >40% (31%). Based on the research, it can be concluded that normal results are obtained on lymphocyte count after consuming Anti Tuberculosis Drugs after 6 months of treatment.