Hematology and blood chemistry results of recovering drug abusers in indonesia

Febrina Rahmayanti, Riris Riany, Gus Permana Subita, Anandina Irmagita, Indriasti Indah Wardhany, Yuniardini S. Wimardhani, Anzany Tania Dwi Putri Baringbing, Siti Aliyah Pradono, Harum Sasanti, Afi Savitri

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The objective of the study was systemic disorders can be found in most drug abusers as a result of both drug abuse and multiple unhealthy lifestyle habits, including tobacco use, alcohol consumption, and poor dietary habits. Such conditions may affect not only the quality but also the quantity of the hematology and blood chemistry levels of these individuals. The aim of this study was to evaluate the hematology and blood chemistry results of recovering drug abusers. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study based on the secondary data from the medical records of 179 residents of the Rehabilitation Center of the National Narcotics Bureau in Lido, West Java, Indonesia. As the results, the study subjects had low red blood cell counts (38.55%), low hemoglobin counts (24.58%), low hematocrit levels (20.11%), high erythrocyte sedimentation rate levels (28.49%), high white blood cell counts (20.67%), low neutrophil counts (7.26%), high lymphocyte counts (16.20%), low eosinophil counts (18.45%), high aspartate aminotransferase levels (6.4%), high alanine aminotransferase levels (12.30%), and high creatinine levels (11.17%). As a conclusions, a number of the drug abusers evaluated in this research showed abnormalities in their hematology and blood chemistry data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)546-550
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of International Dental and Medical Research
Issue numberSpecialissue
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Blood chemistry test
  • Drug abusers
  • Hematology test


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