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Antimicrobial Resistance in Uropathogen Isolates from Patients with Urinary Tract Infections

Sanjib Saha, Md. Shaifur Rahman, F. M. Nazmul Hassan, Shovon Lal Sarkar, Md. Khirul Islam, Prianka Saha, Md. Badrul Alam, Nigarin Sultana, K.M. Taufiqur Rahman, Sharmin Sultana Sumi, Shihab Hasan.

Abstract
Aims: Because of uncontrolled and widespread use of antibiotics, the resistance pattern of uropathogens is changing drastically, specifically in developing countries, such as Bangladesh. The aim of the study was to identify the common Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) causing pathogens in the city of Jessore, Bangladesh and to check the performance of available antibiotics used by those patients. Study Design: Random 100 UTI patients who exhibited general UTI symptoms were included in our cross-sectional study. A medical proforma was prepared to input the information associated with the experiment including symptoms of patient’s age, sex, laboratory diagnosis and antimicrobial susceptibility. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Microbiology, University of Science and Technology, Jessore 7408 and Pharmacy Discipline, Life Science School, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh, between June 2013 and July 2014. Methodology: Urine samples from 100 suspicious urinary tract infected patients were collected as described by Thomson and Miller. Bacterial isolates were tested to identify the bacterial species and to evaluate their antimicrobial susceptibility by Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion technique against some common antibiotics. Epidata® computer program 3.1 and SPSS version 16 statistical software used for confidence interval (CI) and P value, which were defined as P value is

Key words: Urinary tract infections; antibiotic resistance; Amikacin; E. coli; Bangladesh



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