Pattern of Bacteria Causing Urinary Tract Infections of inpatients and outpatients department at Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital

Authors

  • T Shilpi Department of Microbiology, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • SMA Huq Department of Microbiology, EastWest medical College, Dhaka
  • M Khatun Department of Microbiology, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/akmmcj.v3i1.10107

Keywords:

Urinary Tract Infection, Nosocomial Infection, Escherichia Coli, Klebsiella Species

Abstract

The most common nosocomial infection is Urinary tract infection (UTI) among hospitalized patients as well as UTI is an important health problem in the community. The knowledge about the type of pathogens responsible for UTI and at a specific area may help the doctors to choose correct treatment regimen. This study was aimedat to investigate the pattern of isolated urinary pathogens. This study was done at Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital, Dhaka during January- June, 2011. Out of 498 clinical samples of urine collected, 245 (49.19%) showed significant bacterial growth. The most common pathogens isolated were Escherichia coli (142, 58.0%), Streptococcus feacalis (38, 15.5%), Pseudomonus (20, 8.2%), Klebsiella species (20, 8.2%) and Staphylococcus epidermidis (14, 5.7%). The clinicians should use antibiotics according to pattern of causative agents that cause UTI in such setting.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/akmmcj.v3i1.10107

AKMMCJ 2012; 3(1): 13-15

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Shilpi, T., Huq, S., & Khatun, M. (2012). Pattern of Bacteria Causing Urinary Tract Infections of inpatients and outpatients department at Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital. Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Journal, 3(1), 13–15. https://doi.org/10.3329/akmmcj.v3i1.10107

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