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J App Pharm Sci. 2014; 4(9): 027-029

Isolation and screening of bacterial isolates in UTI patients in different age and gender groups in Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu

S.U. ANUSHA, S. K. Sundar, Murugan Manavalan.


Approximately 1 in 3 women will require antimicrobial treatment for a urinary tract infection (UTI). Fourty to fifty percentage of the woman will have a UTI before the age of twenty four during their life time. UTI’S in male patients are rare but once infected considered to be complicated. Infection of urinary tract is amongst the most common bacterial infections that prompt patient’s to seek medical advice second only to infection of respiratory tract In the present study, the isolation of urinary tract infecting pathogens from patients of different gender and age group revealed that Escherichia coli was the dominant isolate followed by Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Pseudomonas, Proteus, Acinetobacter, and Staphylococcus aureus.

Key words: Urinary tract infections, Gender, E.coli.

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