EVALUATION OF BACTERIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF URINARY TRACT INFECTION IN SAVEETHA MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, CHENNAI.

S. U. Akshath, Dr. P. A. T. Jagatheeswary

Abstract


AIM : To evaluate the bacteriological profile of Urinary Tract Infection in Saveetha Medical College Hospital, Chennai.
INTRODUCTION :UTI are among the most common reasons for patients to seek medical advice. The incidence of UTI
is common in females. The most common uropathogen is Escherichia coli.
MATERIALS AND METHODS : 197 patients were diagnosed with UTI .Urine samples of these patients were collected, processed, examined
microscopically and positive cultures were tested .
RESULTS :Out of 197 samples, isolates were detected in 143 samples. 127 were from females and 16 were from males. The commonest
organism found was Escherichia coli. The antibiotic susceptibility test was performed.
CONCLUSION :UTI are more common in females than in males. Escherichia coli was the most commonly isolated organism in UTI followed
by Klebsiella spp . The most sensitive antibiotic was Amikacin . The most resistant antibiotics were Ampicillin .


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