Abstract
ANTIBIOGRAM OF UROPATHOGENS IN AND AROUND MIRAJ

*Dr. Snehal Dhayagude, Dr. Vishakha Shikhare, Dr. Vanita Kulkarni, Dr. Meena Ramterthkar and
Dr. Pankaj Joshi

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Introduction: Urinary tract infection is one of the most common infection seen in the community. The microorganisms responsible for urinary tract infections’s differ from place to place. Their antibiotic susceptibility pattern also differ accordingly. Considering this background present study was conducted to know the prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of Uropathogens. Material and Methods: A Total 3625 urine samples from clinically suspected patients of UTI were examined in Dept. of Microbiology, GMC, Miraj, over a period of 1year. The samples were processed according to standard procedures. Results and Discussion: The overall prevalence of urinary tract infections was 50.9%. The uropathogens isolated were E.coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Enterobacter spp, Citrobacter spp, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter spp, Proteus spp, Staphylococcus spp, Enterococcus. Most effective antimicrobial agents in our study were, imipenem, nitrofurantoin, linezolid, whereas high resistance found in drugs like cephalosporins, fluroquinolones, which are mostly given empirically. Conclusion: Time to time surveillance of uropathogens should be done to help clinicians to determine the specific treatment for better therapeutic outcome of urinary tract infections.

Keywords: Uropathogens, Antibiotic resistance, Urinary Tract infections(UTI).


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