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Isolation of Human Pathogenic bacteria causing Urinary tract infection and their Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a Tertiary care Hospital, Jaipur, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Microbiology, NIMS Medical College, NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Medical Sci., Volume 2, Issue (6), Pages 6-10, June,28 (2014)


This study was performed in a tertiary care hospital at Jaipur, Rajasthan between March 2013 to February 2014 to confirm the changing pattern of antibiotic sensitivity among pathogens causing urinary tract infections (UTI). The culture positivity in urine samples was found to be 24.30%. The most common organisms isolated were Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Coagulase negative Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella spp. and Pseudomonas spp. (These represented 34.42%, 22.95%, 18.03%, 14.75% and 9.83% of isolates respectively). More than 70% of the isolates were sensitive to Imipenem and Ciprofloxacin. Very low rate of sensitivity was seen against Cefuroxime and Amikacin. Prior to advising the antimicrobial therapy, a detailed knowledge of the susceptibility patterns of the uropathogens is necessary to avoid incompatible and irrational antimicrobial usage and to control the further development of drug resistance.


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