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Association of Pathogenic Bacterial Isolates in Burn Wound Infections

Author: Abbas Atiya Hammoudi
Journal: Medical Journal of Babylon مجلة بابل الطبية ISSN: 1812156X 23126760 Year: 2014 Volume: 11 Issue: 1 Pages: 52-57
Publisher: Babylon University جامعة بابل

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Burn wound infection is a major medical problem in all areas of the world. One hundred fifty burn wound swabs were studied from 100 patients admitted to Al-Karama teaching hospital in Baghdad from 1/ 11/ 2007 to 1/ 4/ 2008.Fourty two ( 42%) of patients were males and fifty eight ( 58 %) were females. The age group of patients rang was from one year to 50 years. The high incidence of burn patient was 36 ( 36 % ) at the age group 10-19 years in both sex and the low incidence was 2 ( 2% ) at the age group 50 years in both sex. According to the causes of burn ; 50 (50 % ) were due to flame , 41 (41 % ) were due to scald, 7 (7% ) were due to electrical burns and 2 ( 2 % ) cases were due to chemical burns. Out of 195 (100 %) bacterial isolated, 103 (52.8 %) were isolated in pure culture while 92 (47.2%) were mixed culture .The most dominant bacteria were Klebsiella SPP 36 (18.5%) followed by Pseudomous aeuginosa 19 (9.7%),Staphylococcus aureus 15(7.7%), Candida albicans 11(5.6%), Escherichia coli 8(4.1%), Proteus mirabilis 6(3.1%), Staphylococcus epidermidis 4(2.1%) ,Enterococcus faecalis 2(1%) and Streptococcus pyogens 2(1%)

تعد اصابات الجروح احد المشاكل الطبية الكبيرة في العالم.تم اخذ 150 مسحة من 100 مريض في مستشفى الكرامة في بغداد للفترة من 1/11/2007 الى 1/4/2008 توزعت عينة الدراسة بواقع 42 من الذكور و58 من الإناث بمدى عمر من 1-50 سنة اخضعت عينات المسحات الى الزرع البكتيري وكانت النتائج ان البكتيريا الاكثر ظهورا كانت الكلبسيلا بنسبة 18.5 % تليها الزوائف الزنجارية والعنقوديات الذهبية.

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