Study of UTI Causing Organisms in Patients Visiting Tertiary Care Hospitals

Dr. Ayesha Amjad, Dr. Irfan Siddique, Dr. Duaa Naeem

Abstract


Objective: To assess the frequency of UTI causing organisms and to determine the frequency in both the genders.

Study Design: Prospective / cross sectional study

Place and Duration of Study: This study was carried out from July 2017 to June 2018 at the tertiary care hospital.

Materials and Methods: The patients visited the department of urology complaining of Urinary Tract Infection between the age of 21-70 years and registered with simple purposive sampling. Mostly the registered patients were between the age of 21 to 35 years. A questionnaire was used for the collection of data.

Results: The study was conducted over 400 patients and out of those males were 200 and females were 200 by purposive sampling. Samples of urine was collected and forwarded to hospital laboratory for examination and culture. mostly the cases with positive culture having recognised organisms had Staphylococcus sp., Klebsiella pneumonia, Pseudomonas, Escherichia Coli, Proteus SP and Candida

Conclusion: The conclusion has been drawn of the study from the findings that Escherichia Coli is the commonest organism causing Urinary Tract Infection both in female and male.

Key Words: Isolated Micro-organisms, Patients, Urinary tract infections.


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