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Comparison of Diagnostic Value of Platelet, Leucocyte, NS1 Antigen, and Antidengue IgM Antibody Suwandono, Agus; Nurhayati, Nurhayati; Parwati, Ida; Rudiman, Panji Irani Fianza; Wisaksana, Rudi; Kosasih, Herman; Alisjahbana, Bachti
Journal of the Indonesian Medical Association Vol. 61 No. 8 August 2011
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There are various laboratory tests used to diagnose dengue viral infections. However, not all diagnostic laboratories have those capabilities. Routine hematology tests such as platelet and leukocyte counts are still used by clinicians as supportive tests to diagnose dengue infections because they are available in most primary health centers or small laboratories. This study evaluated the diagnostic use of platelet and leukocyte counts, which are easier and cheaper than dengue NS1 antigen and IgM antibodies, and the appropriate laboratory tests in regard to day(s) of fever. This study used acute specimens from all dengue and non-dengue cases that had been confirmed by a series of dengue diagnostic tests. All the specimens were collected from several studies conducted by US-NAMRU-2, Dr. Hasan Sadikin Hospital/Medical Faculty, Padjadjaran University, and National Institute of Health Research and Development (NIHRD) from 2000 to 2009. This study revealed either thrombocytopenia or leucopenia is an accurate parameter to determine dengue infections starting from day 4 of illness. NS1 test was helpful for diagnosis especially in first and second day of fever whereas IgM antibody is recommended to be used starting from day 5 of fever. J Indon Med Assoc. 2011;61:326-32.Keywords: dengue, thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, NS1 antigen, dengue IgM antibody
EFEK SUPLEMEN PROTEIN BERBASIS-SUSU TERHADAP KESEIMBANGAN MIKROFLORA TUBERKULOSIS PARU DARI PASIEN DALAM PENGOBATAN (EFFECT OF MILK-BASED PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT ON THE MICROFLORA BALANCE OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS FROM TREATED PATIENTS) Suparman, Suparman; Hardinsyah, Hardinsyah; Kusharto, Clara M; Sulaeman, Ahmad; Alisjahbana, Bachti
Jurnal Penelitian Gizi dan Makanan Vol 34, No 2 (2011)
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ABSTRACT Background: Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) patients, in addition to frequently suffering from nutritional deficiency, may have impaired gut microflora balance as effect of low daily dietary intake and antibiotics therapy use, respectively. Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium longum is a normal inhabitant of human gut microflora, which able to improve nutrients absorption and modulate immune response. Objective: To test the effect of milk-based protein (MBP) supplement on the microflora balance of TB (maintaining growth and metabolic activity of probiotic bacteria) from treated patients. Methods: Several methods was applied to determine nutrients concentration and probiotic population. (1) types and carbohydrate amount and vitamin A concentration in MBP supplement was determined by HPLC method, zinc concentration used AAS method and amount of protein used micro Kjeldahl method; (2) total energy, fat and vitamin D concentration was calculated based on their concentration in each ingredient; (3) total cells count for growth and metabolic activity test of probiotics bacteria was used plating technique and HPLC method, respectively; (4) acceptance test to MBP supplement was performed using organoleptic test three point Likert scale. Results: In each 100 gram MBP supplement was containing (a) monosaccharide (1,710 mg), disaccharides (43,870 mg) and oligosaccharides (490 mg), vitamin A, zinc, protein, energy, fat dan vitamin D, (b) it supplement capable maintained growth of probiotics bacteria (> 1x 10 log10 cfu/mL) and stimulated lactic acid production five times higher (4,5 M lactic acid/mL) than placebo (0,9 M lactic acid/ml); (c) MBP supplements has been accepted by all subjects. Conclusion: MBP supplement had capacity to maintain growth and improved metabolic activity of two indigenous probiotic bacteria in the human gut.   Keywords: milk-based protein supplement, probiotic, microflora, pulmonary tuberculosis.   ABSTRAK Latar belakang: Pasien tuberkulosis (TB) Paru, di samping sering mengalami defisiensi zat gizi, diduga mengalami gangguan keseimbangan mikroflora usus akibat rendahnya konsumsi makanan dan penggunaan terapi antibiotika. Lactobacillus acidophilus dan Bifidobacterium longum merupakan penghuni normal mikroflora usus manusia, yang mampu memperbaiki penyerapan zat gizi dan memodulasi respon imun. Tujuan: Menguji efek suplemen protein berbasis-susu (PBS) terhadap keseimbangan mikroflora TB (pemeliharaan pertumbuhan dan aktivitas metabolik bakteri prebiotik) dari pasien dalam pengobatan. Metode: Beberapa metode diterapkan untuk menentukan konsentrasi zat gizi dan populasi probiotik. (1) jenis dan jumlah karbohidrat serta konsentrasi vitamin A dalam suplemen PBS menggunakan metode HPLC, konsentrasi seng menggunakan metode AAS, dan jumlah protein menggunakan metode mikro Kjeldahl; (2) jumlah energi, lemak dan konsentrasi vitamin D dihitung berdasarkan kandungan zat gizi dalam setiap bahan; (3) populasi bakteri probiotik menggunakan teknik plating dan aktivitas metabolik dengan metode HPLC; (4) daya terima suplemen PBS secara organoleptik menggunakan skala Likert. Hasil: Setiap 100 gram suplemen PBS terkandung: (a) karbohidrat monosakarida (1.710 mg), disakarida (43.870 mg) dan oligosakarida (490 mg) serta energi, lemak, protein, vitamin A, vitamin D, dan seng; (b) suplemen PBS mampu memelihara pertumbuhan bakteri probiotik (> 1x 10 log10 cfu/mL) dan menstimulasi produksi asam laktat lima kali lebih tinggi (4,5 M asam laktat/mL) dibandingkan dengan plasebo (0,9 M asam laktat/mL); (c) suplemen PBS disukai oleh seluruh subyek. Kesimpulan: Suplemen PBS memiliki kapasitas mempertahankan pertumbuhan bakteri probiotik dan meningkatkan aktivitas metabolik dua probiotik indigenus saluran pencernaan manusia. [Penel Gizi Makan 2011, 34(2): 147-156]
Kesesuaian terhadap Prosedur Standar Resuscitation Bundle 6 Jam pada Pelaksanaan Penderita Sepsis Berat dan Syok Sepsis Wirawan, Chevie; Alisjahbana, Bachti; Sumardi, Uun
Majalah Kedokteran Bandung Vol 50, No 1 (2018)
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Sepsis berat dan syok sepsis memiliki angka kematian tinggi. Resuscitation bundle 6 jam adalah panduan tata laksana sepsis berat dan syok sepsis yang terbukti menurunkan mortalitas. Kesesuaian penatalaksanaan sepsis berat dan syok sepsis dalam 6 jam pertama dengan prosedur standar resuscitation bundle diteliti. Penelitian observasional deskriptif ini dilaksanakan selama September–Desember 2015 terhadap penderita sepsis berat dan syok sepsis di SMF Ilmu Penyakit Dalam RSUP Dr. Hasan Sadikin Bandung. Data dikumpulkan adalah data umum penderita dan pelaksanaan prosedur 6 jam pertama sesuai standar: pemeriksaan laktat, kultur darah, pemberian antibiotik, resusitasi cairan, pemberian vasopresor, pengukuran CVP, dan pemeriksaan Scvo2/Svo2. Dari 80 subjek penelitian, 59 (74%) sepsis berat dan 21 (26%) syok sepsis. Pada sepsis berat dan syok sepsis, dalam 3 jam pertama pemeriksaan laktat dilakukan pada 2%  dan 14%, kultur darah sebelum antibiotik 17% dan 10%, pemberian antibiotik spektrum luas 32% dan 43%, serta  resusitasi cairan 30 mL/kgBB 2% dan 14%. Pada syok sepsis dalam 6 jam pertama pemberian vasopresor 62% dan pengukuran CVP 5%. Pemeriksaan Scvo2/Svo2 tidak dilakukan pada syok sepsis. Angka kematian sepsis berat 7% dan syok sepsis 19,1% dalam 6 jam pertama. Simpulan, kesesuaian penatalaksanaan 6 jam pertama penderita sepsis berat dan syok sepsis dengan prosedur standar masih kurang.Kata kunci: Resuscitation bundle 6 jam, sepsis berat, syok sepsis  Compliance to 6-Hour Resuscitation Bundle Standard in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock ManagementSevere sepsis and septic shock have a high mortality rate. Six-hour resuscitation bundle is a management standard for severe sepsis and septic shock that has been proven to reduce mortality rate. Compliance to the 6-hour resuscitation bundle standard was studied. This was a descriptive observational study on severe sepsis and septic shock patients in the Internal Medicine Department of Hasan Sadikin General Hospital Bandung in the period of September–December 2015. Data collected were patient’s general data and the implementation of the 6-hour management standard procedures that include lactate measurement, blood culture, broad spectrum antibiotics, fluid resuscitation, vasopressor use, CVP measurement, and Scvo2/Svo2 measurement. Of 80 subjects, 59 (74%) had severe sepsis and 21 (26%) had septic shock. In the first 3 hours, for severe sepsis and septic shock patients, lactate was examined in 2% and 14% respectively. For blood culture before antibiotics, broad spectrum antibiotic provision, and 30 mL/kgWt fluid resuscitation, the values were 17% and 10%, 32% and 43%; and 2% and 14%, respectively. In septic shock, in the 6 hours, vasopressor was given to 62% and CVP was measured in CVP 5%. Scvo2/Svo2 was not measured. The mortality rates in the first 6 hours for severe sepsis and septic shock were 7% and 19%. Compliance to first 6-hour standard procedure for severe sepsis and septic shock is still inadequate. Key words: Septic shock, severe sepsis, six hours resuscitation bundle
Kesesuaian antara Metode Microscopic Observation Drug Susceptibility Assay dan Ogawa pada Biakan Mycobacterium tuberculosis Dewi B., Ni Sayu; Parwati, Ida; Alisjahbana, Bachti; Turbawaty, Dewi Kartika
Majalah Kedokteran Bandung Vol 43, No 2 (2011)
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Tuberkulosis (TB) merupakan masalah kesehatan masyarakat di berbagai negara di dunia. Diagnosis pasti TB ditegakkan berdasarkan penemuan kuman M. tuberculosis pada pemeriksaan mikroskopik atau biakan sputum. Biakan merupakan baku emas, namun metode yang digunakan saat ini membutuhkan waktu minimal 8 minggu. Microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay (MODS) merupakan metode biakan untuk M. tuberculosis menggunakan media cair yang dapat sekaligus menguji kepekaan obat TB secara mikroskopik. Tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui kesesuaian metode MODS dengan metode Ogawa (media padat) untuk biakan M. tuberculosis pada penderita TB paru. Penelitian cross sectional telah dilakukan di Departemen Patologi Klinik RSUP Dr. Hasan Sadikin Bandung dan pemeriksaan spesimen dilakukan di Balai Pengembangan Laboratorium Kesehatan (BPLK) Provinsi Jawa Barat periode April–Agustus 2010. Subjek penelitian sebanyak 133 penderita yang didiagnosis tersangka TB paru. Setiap spesimen ditanam pada dua media, media cair MODS dan media padat Ogawa. Analisis statistik kesesuaian metode MODS dengan Ogawa menggunakan uji koefisien Kappa. Terdapat 172 spesimen dari 133 subjek. Kesesuaian antara hasil biakan M. tuberculosis metode MODS dan Ogawa didapatkan nilai Kappa 0,91 yang berarti terdapat kesesuaian yang tinggi antara metode MODS dan Ogawa. Perbandingan waktu pertumbuhan M. tuberculosis secara bermakna lebih cepat (p = 0,000) pada metode MODS, yaitu 10,1 hari (rentang 4–21 hari), dibandingkan dengan metode Ogawa, yaitu 24,8 hari (rentang 14–35 hari). Simpulan, metode MODS dan Ogawa mempunyai angka keberhasilan diagnostik yang relatif sama, keunggulan metode MODS adalah pertumbuhan M. tuberculosis lebih cepat dibandingkan dengan metode Ogawa. [MKB. 2011;43(2):83–8].Kata kunci: Microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay (MODS), M. tuberculosis, Ogawa, sputumConformity Method Between Microscopic Observation Drug Susceptibility Assay and Ogawa Mycobacterium CultureTuberculosis (TB) is a problem of public health that causing high morbidity and mortality rates in various countries in the world. The diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in adults can be established based on the discovery of M. tuberculosis on smear or culture of sputum. Culture is the gold standard but the availlable method is time consuming, it is need minimal eight weeks. Microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay (MODS) is one of methods for M. tuberculosis culture using liquid medium that can be a simultaneously test for M. tuberculosis drug sensitivity. The purpose of this study was to determine the conformity of the MODS method compared with Ogawa method for cultivation of M. tuberculosis in pulmonary TB patients. The cross sectional research has been conducted at Clinical Pathology Department of Dr. Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung and examination of the specimen done at Health Laboratory Development Unit (BPLK), West Java Province between April to August 2010. The subjects were patients who diagnosed as pulmonary TB suspect. Each collected specimen was cultured in liquid media MODS and solid media Ogawa. To analyze the conformity of MODS and Ogawa method, Kappa coefficient of agreement was used. There were 172 specimens collected from 133 subjects. The conformity between culture results of M. tuberculosis in MODS method and in Ogawa’s method using Kappa coefficient, was high (Kappa index 0.91). The difference of growth time of M. tuberculosis significant (p=0.000), in MODS was 10.1 days (range 4–21 days) and in Ogawa method was 24.8 days (range 14–35 days). Conclusion, MODS and Ogawa’s method have the relatively similar diagnostic success rate, the advantage of MODS method is, the growth of M. tuberculosis is faster than in Ogawa method. [MKB. 2011;43(2):83–8].Key words: Microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay (MODS), M. tuberculosis, Ogawa, sputum
Implementation of 25-well culture plates for M. tuberculosis drug susceptibility testing in Indonesia Rosana, Yeva; Sudiro, Tjahjani M.; Alisjahbana, Bachti; Parwati, Ida; van Crevel, Reinout; van Soolingen, Dick
Medical Journal of Indonesia Vol 14, No 3 (2005): July-September
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At present, there is no standardized method for Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug susceptibility testing (DST) among laboratories in Indonesia. Since January 2001 to January 2004 we have tried to establish the method of 25-well culture plates with middlebrook’s media (Drug Susceptibility Culture Plate (DSCP) method) used by the Dutch Supranational Reference Laboratory at the Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, Netherlands. Our experience showed that this method potentially gives better result as it can be very well standardized, faster and provides detailed MIC (Minimal Inhibitory Concentration) values. Data from 364 isolates that have been tested by DSCP method showed that resistance to INH, rifampicin, ethambutol, and streptomycin were 21.4%, 19.8%, 15.7%, and 16.5% respectively. Multidrug resistance were found in 13.2% isolates. (Med J Indones 2005; 14: 142-6)Keywords: M. tuberculosis, DST, DSCP method
EFEK PEMBERIAN SUPLEMEN SINBIOTIK DAN ZAT GIZI MIKRO (VITAMIN A DAN ZINC) TERHADAP STATUS GIZI PENDERITA TBC PARU ORANG DEWASA YANG MENGALAMI KEKURANGAN ENERGI KRONIK Hardinsyah, Suparman; Kusharto, Clara M; Sulaeman, Ahmad; Alisjahbana, Bachti
GIZI INDONESIA Vol 34, No 1 (2011): Maret 2011
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Pasien  TB  paru  pada  akhirnya  akan  mengalami  keadaan gizi  buruk  dan  menurunnya  respon  imun. Kemoterapi  dengan  menggunakan  obat-obatan  TB  merupakan  langkah  yang  efektif  untuk  mengobati penyakit ini, tetapi mempunyai pengaruh negatif terhadap keseimbangan mikropola usus inflamasi karena infeksi TB paru, menurunkan pengaturan sintesa zat  gizi dan menurunkan nafsu makan, sehingga terjadi kekurangan  gizi.  Penelitian  bertujuan  untuk  menganalisa  efikasi  symbiotik  dan  suplemen zat  gizi  mikro terhadap status gizi pada pasien dewasa TB paru yang sedang diobati yang menderita kekurangan energi kronik  setelah  2  bulan  menjalani  intervensi.  Desain penelitian  “a  double-blind  randomized  treatment control trial“ dilakukan pada 2 pusat penyembuhan TB paru di Bandung dan Garut. Sejumlah 43 orang yang  menderita  kekurangan  energi  kronik  (KEK)  dipilih  dari  76  pasien  TB  paru  yang  terekrut  dengan variasi umur antara 20–45 tahun. Kelompok ini dibagi 2 kelompok, kelompok pertama diberikan susu yang berisi  protein,  symbiotik  dan  suplemen  micronutrien (MSM)  dan  kelompok  kedua  diberi  susu  yang berbasis protein saja (MO) sebagai kelompok kontrol. Seluruh pasien menerima terapi standar untuk TB paru, parameter status gizi (BB, IMT, masa Lemak, hemoglobin, serum vitamin A dan seng) dikumpulkan pada saat awal setelah 1 bulan, 2 bulan dari pemberian intervensi data di awalnya. Perbedaan antara dan dalam kelompok menggunakan statistik parametrik dannon parametric. Hasil menunjukan bahwa setiap kelompok  pada  akhir  intervensi  parameter  status  gizi  secara  signifikan  mengalami  perbaikan dibandingkan  pada  awal  penelitian  (P<0,05)  tetapi  tidak  ada  perbedaan  signifikan  antara  dua  kelompok (p>0,05). Ada pengaruh potensial dari setiap suplemen dalam meningkatkan status gizi, penelitian yang lebih lama dengan tidak memberikan susu berbasis protein pada kelompok kontrol dibutuhkan. Kata kunci: imunitas, zat gizi mikro, symbiotik, TBparu
Treatment Seeking Patterns among Dengue Fever Patients: A Qualitative Study Krisnian, Tharani; Alisjahbana, Bachti; Afriandi, Irvan
Althea Medical Journal Vol 4, No 3 (2017)
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Background: Incidence of dengue fever is increasing drastically and has become a major public health problem globally. The reason patients are late in seeking medical treatment should be identified in order to prevent complications which can be avoided to produce a good prognosis. This study was conducted to find the pattern of treatment seeking behaviour among dengue fever patients and their influencing factors using a health utilisation model. Methods: Data on health seeking behaviour were collected among the dengue fever patients who were admitted to Dr. Hasan Sadikin General Hospital Bandung from September–October 2014. The data were collected through in-depth interview with patients who were diagnosed with dengue fever and dengue haemorrhagic fever. All the interviews were recorded using an audio recorder. The recordings were transcribed and then translated into English and analyzed using thematic analysis.Results: Nine patients were interviewed. The age of the patients ranged between 17 to 46 years.  Altogether 7 patterns were identified with patients treatment seeking behavior. Most of them took longer steps to reach adequate care with blood examination. These longer steps, caused by lack of facilities to perform blood test in primary health care facilities, no bed for admission and also low skills of health care providers in diagnosing patients. The primary health care facility played an important role in the delay of patients acquiring definite care for their dengue fever.Conclusions: Health care seeking behavior is hampered by the inadequacy of primary health care facilities to provide adequate services to dengue patients. 
Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior Related to Antibiotic Use in Community Dwellings Parse, Rocci Jack; Hidayat, Eva Mardiana; Alisjahbana, Bachti
Althea Medical Journal Vol 4, No 2 (2017)
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Background: Irrational antibiotic use is the major reason for insidence of antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic misuse in community is influenced by environmental and behavioral factors. Environment included community preference for purchasing antibiotics, lack of health care infrastructure, lack of general practitioner and policy in regulating  antibiotic use. Behavior is influenced by lack of information in antibiotic use and unawareness of antibiotic resistancy. The aim of the study was to assess the level of knowledge, attitude and behavior regarding antibiotic use in community dwellings.Methods: A cross sectional descriptive study was carried out to 96 respondents who were selected by a rapid survey sampling method in Cileles village Jatinangor, Sumedang, West Java, Indonesia in August 2013. Data were collected using questionnaires. The data was analyzed in the form of frequency and percentage.Results: Out of 96 respondents, only 40.6% had good knowledge regarding antibiotic use, 12.5% of respondents were prescribed antibiotics, but in the last course did not purchased all the antibiotics prescribed by the clinician and 55.2% of respondents did not complete their treatment course.Conclusions: Most of the community still have poor knowledge regarding antibiotic use and its consequences such as allergy, and resistancy based on the knowledge questions has a total score ≤6. Their attitude and behavior regarding antibiotic use are still poor which is also based on  incompletion of the antibiotic treatment and irregular use.DOI: 10.15850/amj.v4n2.1082
Health-Seeking Behavior of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Patients in Several Hospitals in Bandung West Java Indonesia Afandi, Ressa Novita; Alisjahbana, Bachti; Raksanagara, Ardini S.
Althea Medical Journal Vol 5, No 3 (2018)
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Background: Dengue hemorrhagic fever is one of  the major global public health problems. Secondary prevention of dengue fever must be conducted to prevent high mortality rate by giving appropriate diagnosis and early management. This study was conducted to identify health-seeking behavior in dengue hemorrhagic patients and its related factors.Methods: This study involved 98 dengue hemorrhagic patients from four hospitals in Bandung region during July until November 2014. The hospitals were 2 public hospitals and 2 private hospitals. A questionnaire and in depth interview were used to collect the data.Results: Among 98 patients, 54 patients (55%) sought a right medical treatment timely, whereas 44 patients (45%) delayed. The first seeking behaviour to treat the disease was using over-the-counter drugs, followed by visiting a private clinic doctor. The second choice to seek health care was going to a private clinic doctor and hospital.Conclusions: Health-seeking behavior in dengue hemorrhagic patients in Bandung is inappropriate which can cause delay in treatment. 
Growth diagrams of Indonesian children The nationwide survey of 2005 Batubara, Jose; Alisjahbana, Anna; JGMGerver-Jansen, Angèle; Alisjahbana, Bachti; Sadjimin, Tony; Tasli, Yulniar; Juhariah, Juhariah; Tririni, Angky; Padmosiwi, Woro Indri; Listiaty, Tya; Delemarre–van de Waal, Henriette A; Gerver, Willem J
Paediatrica Indonesiana Vol 46 No 3 (2006): May 2006
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Background Reference curves of growth have been developedin many countries based on cross-sectional data. The World HealthOrganization (WHO) has recommended an international referencewhich is based on the growth standards developed within the UnitedStates during the 1970s. In general these growth references areused in Indonesian pediatric clinics although it is known that thesereferences are not appropriate for this population with a differentethnic background. In order to evaluate reliably Indonesian chil-dren with growth disorders reference standards based on mea-surements in Indonesian children are necessary.Objective To make a standard growth chart for Indonesian chil-dren especially with regards to height, weight, and head circum-ference from a healthy Indonesian infants and children, age 0-18years. This standard charts were compared to CDC growth charts.Methods Weight and height and head circumference were takenfrom children with age ranging from birth up to 18 years. All sub-jects were recruited from 7 different parts of Indonesia. The agegrouping for children from 0-1 years old was based on 3-monthinterval, while for children older than 12 months was based on a 6-month interval. The study was cross sectional.Results There were 34 800 children (17 229 boys and 17 571girls) included in this study with age ranging from 0 up to 18 years.Graphs were presented for weight for age, supine length for age,head circumference for age in male and female infants, and weightfor height and height for age in boys and girls 1-18 years.Comparson of the results of this study with the CDC data werepresented as a graph.Conclusion The standard charts for Indonesian children basedon weight for height, supine length for height and head circumfer-ence for age were presented in graphs for children 0-1 year, weightfor height and height for age for boys and girls 1-18 years old. Allchildren were compared to CDC growth charts and there exists amean difference of -1.47 SDS for boys and -1.43 SDS forgirls.