16. Study of UTI Causing Organisms in Patients Visiting Tertiary Care Hospitals
Muhammad Amjad, Muhammad Shafiq and Muhammad Safdar
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 conducted at the tertiary care hospital from July 2015 to
Materials and Methods: The patients presented at the urology department with complaints of urinary tract infection aging 21-70 years were enrolled with simple purposive sampling in the study. The majority of the patients got enrolled were aging 21-35 years. The data was collected with the help of preformed questionnaire.
Results: 340 patients were enrolled in the study 202 females and 138 males by purposive sampling.
The urine sample was collected and sent to hospital laboratory for culture and examination.
most of cases with positive culture with identified organisms had klebsiellapneumonia, Staphylococcus sp., Escherichia Coli, Pseudomonas, Proteus SP and Candida’s.
Conclusion: It is concluded from the results of the study that E. coli is the most common organism causing UTI in both males and females.
Key Words: Urinary tract infections, isolated microorganisms, Patients.
Citation of articles: Amjad M, Shafiq M, Safdar M. Study of UTI Causing Organisms in Patients Visiting Tertiary Care Hospitals. Med Forum 2018;29(9):65-67.