ISOLATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF ANTI-BACTERIAL RESISTANCE PATTERNS OF BACTERIAL ISOLATES FROM URINARY TRACT INFECTION IN DIABETICS

  • HARIKRISHNAN S. Department of Microbiology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai 602105
  • ROSY VENNILA Department of Microbiology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai 602105
  • R. MONICA Department of Microbiology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai 602105

Abstract

Objective: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common infections observed in diabetic patients. This study is aimed at identifying the organisms with their anti-bacterial resistance pattern.


Methods: A total of 400 diabetic patients over a period of nine months presenting with symptom s of urinary tract infection were taken for the study. Their urine were cultured and an antibiogram done.


Results: E. coli, Klebsiella and Enterococci were the commonest organism found. It was found that E. coli, which was the commonest organism E. Coli was sensitive to Norfloxacin and resistant to Ciprofloxacin.


Conclusion: Empirical treatment with ciprofloxacin, Which is considered the drug of choice, will lead to failure of treatment.

Keywords: Anti-bacterial, Bacterial, Isolates, Urinary tract

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S., H., R. VENNILA, and R. MONICA. “ISOLATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF ANTI-BACTERIAL RESISTANCE PATTERNS OF BACTERIAL ISOLATES FROM URINARY TRACT INFECTION IN DIABETICS”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 13, no. 1, Jan. 2021, pp. 57-59, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2021v13i1.40816.
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