ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF MICROBIAL FAUNA IN UTI PATIENTS

  • Muhammad Ilyas Combined Military Hospital Lahore/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Saffora Riaz Lahore College for Women University, Lahore Pakistan
  • Ali Hassan Combined Military Hospital Lahore/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
Keywords: Escherichia coli, bacteria, UTI

Abstract

Urinary tract infection caused by bacteria leads to inflammation. It is an important infection which can cause a highly morbidity rates in both males and females. The aim of the present study was determine the percentage prevalence of the UTI among the general population and the percentage of the bacterial isolates in the Urine samples. Among 150 samples bacterial isolates were obtained which included Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Proteus vulgaris, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The highest prevalence of specific bacteria was found to be Escherichia coli recorded among all the UTI patients to be (55.55%) the least percentage among the bacteria were Klebsiella pneumonia, Proteus vulgaris, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Enterobacter aerogenes which recorded 16.66%, 5.55%, 11.11% and 11.11% respectively. Results of the study showed that of females
had UTI more than the males.

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Published
2022-01-01
How to Cite
Ilyas, M., Riaz, S., & Hassan, A. (2022). ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF MICROBIAL FAUNA IN UTI PATIENTS. PAFMJ, 71(6), 2242-44. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v71i6.6585
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