Research Article | Volume: 4; Issue: 9, September, 2014

Isolation and Screening of Bacterial Isolates in UTI Patients in Different age and Gender Groups in Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu

Anusha SU Sundar SK Murugan Manavalan   

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Published:  Sep 27, 2014

DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2014.40905
Abstract

Approximately 1 in 3 women will require antimicrobial treatment for a urinary tract infection (UTI). Forty to fifty percentage of the woman will have a UTI before the age of twenty four during their life time. UTI’S in male patients are rare but once infected considered to be complicated. Infection of urinary tract is amongst the most common bacterial infections that prompt patient’s to seek medical advice second only to infection of respiratory tract In the present study, the isolation of urinary tract infecting pathogens from patients of different gender and age group revealed that Escherichia coli was the dominant isolate followed by Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Pseudomonas, Proteus, Acinetobacter, and Staphylococcus aureus.


Keyword:     Urinary tract infections Gender E.coli.


Citation:

Anusha S.U., Sundar S.K, Murugan Manavalan. Isolation and Screening of Bacterial Isolates in uti Patients in Different age and Gender Groups in Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu. J App Pharm Sci, 2014; 4 (09): 027-029.

Copyright:The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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