• Grace Maychale Lambe Kedokteran Universitas Mulawarman
  • Abdul Mu'ti Laboratorium Radiologi, Fakultas Kedokteran, Universitas Mulawarman
  • Muhammad Buchori Laboratorium Ilmu Kesehatan Anak, Fakultas Kedokteran, Universitas Mulawarman
Keywords: Clinical Characteristic of Children, COVID-19, Kutai Kartanegara



COVID-19 first reported in China at the end of 2019 and caused world emergency. Indonesia is one of the countries that has been exposed COVID-19 and has spread to all regions incluiding Kutai Kartanegara Regency. COVID-19 infects all age group including children. In general, clinical manifestations in COVID-19 in children is mildly, but there are still differences found of characteristics COVID-19 in pediatric patients. This study aims to determine the characteristic of COVID-19 patiens in children at RSUD Aji Muhammad Parikesit Tenggarong in 2020. This study was a descriptive study. The study sample was taken using purposive sampling and there were 139 pediatric patients who were confirmed positive for COVID-19 from the medical records of RSUD Aji Muhammad Parikesit Tenggarong. The results showed that the most confirmed positive patiens for COVID-19 were in the age group 10-<18 years (54%) with female gender (53,2%). The clinical criteria for asymptomatic were the most common criteria found in pediatric COVID-19 who were treated and isolated at the RSUD Aji Muhammad Parikesit Tenggarong in 2020.

Keywords: Clinical Characteristic of Children, COVID-19, Kutai Kartanegara.


Anam, M. S., Wistiani, W., Sahyuni, R., & Hapsari, M. M. D. E. A. H. (2020). Profil Klinis, Laboratorium, Radiologis dan Luaran Pasien COVID-19 Pada Anak di RSUP Dr. Kariadi Semarang. Medica Hospitalia : Journal of Clinical Medicine, 7(1A), 130–136. https://doi.org/10.36408/mhjcm.v7i1a.459

Beeching, N. J., Fletcher, T. E., & Fowler, R. (2021). Coronavirus Disease. 2019, 128–128. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95714-2_300044

Bialek, S., Gierke, R., Hughes, M., McNamara, L. A., Pilishvili, T., & Skoff, T. (2020). Coronavirus disease 2019 in children: Current status - Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. CDC COVID-19 Response Team, 69(14), 422–426. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/pdfs/mm6914e4-H.pdf

BPS Kutai Kartanegara. (2021). Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara Dalam Angka 2021 (BPS Kutai Kartanegara (ed.); 2021st ed.). BPS Kutai Kartanegara.

Cruz, A. T., & Zeichner, S. L. (2020). COVID-19 in Children: Initial Characterization of the Pediatric Disease. Pediatrics, 145, 6. www.aappublications.org/news

Dong, Y., Dong, Y., Mo, X., Hu, Y., Qi, X., Jiang, F., Jiang, Z., Jiang, Z., Tong, S., Tong, S., & Tong, S. (2020). Epidemiology of COVID-19 among children in China. Pediatrics, 145(6). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-0702

Ernisah. (2020). Gambaran Karakteristik Anak Terkonfirmasi Covid-19 Yang Di Rawat Di Ruang Isolasi Covid-19 RSUP Dr M Djamil Padang Tahun 2020. E-Skripsi Universitas Andalas. http://scholar.unand.ac.id/68593/

Felicia, F. V. (2020). Manifestasi Klinis Infeksi COVID-19 pada Anak. Cermin Dunia Kedokteran, 47(6), 420–423. http://www.cdkjournal.com/index.php/CDK/article/view/774

Hadiyanto, M. L. (2021). Gambaran hingga tatalaksana COVID-19 pada anak. 12(1), 250–255. https://doi.org/10.15562/ism.v12i1.947

Laukka, A. (2020, July 7). Lung physiology and immune function in children could be protecting them from severe. UTHealth. https://www.uth.edu/news/story.htm?id=b40ccaec-50c5-465c-b2d5-a911c0344614

Paramita, S., Isnuwardana, R., & Rahmadi, A. (2020). Perjalanan Kasus COVID-19 di Kalimantan Timur Sepanjang Tahun 2020. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10584.72964

Patel, A. B., & Verma, A. (2020). Nasal ACE2 Levels and COVID-19 in Children. 2019, 2020–2021. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature03712

Prawira, Y., & Pediatric, I. (n.d.). COVID-19 in Indonesian Children: The Role of IPS Task Force.

Satgas COVID-19. (2020). Peta Sebaran COVID-19. https://covid19.go.id/peta-sebaran-covid19

She, J., Liu, L., & Liu, W. (2020). COVID-19 epidemic: Disease characteristics in children. Journal of Medical Virology, 92(7), 747–754. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.25807

Tsui, B. C. H., Deng, A., & Pan, S. (2020). Coronavirus Disease 2019: Epidemiological Factors During Aerosol-Generating Medical Procedures. International Anesthesia Research Society, XXX. https://doi.org/10.1213

Abstract = 122 times
PDF downloaded = 81 times