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Distribution of Pathogens and Their Antibiotic Sensitivities in Urinary Tract Infection in Children Under Five Year in Hilla, Iraq

Jasim M.Al-Marzoki

Medical Journal of Babylon مجلة بابل الطبية
ISSN: 1812156X 23126760 Year: 2004 Volume: 1 Issue: 3-4 Pages: 348-454
Publisher: Babylon University جامعة بابل

Abstract

A cross sectional study was done on out patient children, where urine culture and sensitivity test was done on samples taken by suprapubic aspiration .The positive cultures were studied in relation to age and gender. The study shows a difference in the distribution of uro- pathogens and it’s microbial sensitivities. Females predominate upon males in all age groups. E.coli, klebsiella and proteus are the most common pathogens 44%, 18%, 17%, respectively. The most active antibiotics are nalidixic acid, Gentamicin and nitrofurantion 82%, 81%, 80% respectively.