Home About Us Writing a Scientific Article Author's Instruction Contact us
 

MERIT RESEARCH JOURNAL OF MEDICINE AND MEDICAL SCIENCES (MRJMMS) (ISSN: 2354-323X)

 
 

/  /    MRJMMS Home   /   /    About MRJMMS    /  /    Submit Manuscripts    /  /      Call For Articles      / /     Editorial Board     / /    Archive     / /    Author's Guide  /  /

 
 


June 2017 Vol. 5 No.6

Other viewing option


Abstract
• Full text
Reprint (PDF) (1150 KB)


Search Pubmed for articles by:
 

Hossain MJ
Imtiaj A

Other links:
PubMed Citation
Related articles in PubMed








































































 




 

Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 5(6) pp. 290-293, June, 2017 

Copyright © 2017 Merit Research Journals


Original Research Article

Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection of Female Patients in Northern Bangladesh

 
 
 

M. Jakir Hossain1*, Afser Siddiqi2, M. Mostafizur Rahman3, Khairun Nahar Khan4 and Ahmed Imtiaj5

 

1Research Fellow (PhD), Faculty of Biological Sciences, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
2Assistant Professor, Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, Rajshahi-6000, Bangladesh
3Medical Officer, Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, Rajshahi-6000, Bangladesh
4M. Sc in Psychology, National University of Bangladesh and Medical Technologist (Pathology), Islami Bank Medical College Hospital, Rajshahi-6000, Bangladesh.
5Associate Professor, Department of Botany, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh.

*Corresponding Author’s E-mail: mjakirbotru@gmail.com: Mobile: +905539657270, Fax: +88 0721 750064

Accepted June 13, 2017

 

Abstract

 

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is the most severe bacterial infections in humans and common disease of women especially young ladies than men. Every year millions of people are affecting from this serious health problem. Out of collected 150 samples, UTIs positive patients were about 94 (63%) where the age range was 15-35 years. As causal agent Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Ecscherichia coli and Proteus spp. Are bacterial isolates, whereas, only Candida spp. Was identified as fungal isolates. The result also depict that, Ciprofloxacin, Gentamycin and Augmentin were the most effective antibiotics sensitive to the bacterial isolates. Nystatin is a broadly used antifungal agent was found to show unique sensitivity to the fungal component especially to Candida spp. The highest prevalence of UTIs reported in this study could be as a result of poor personal and environmental hygiene, unhygienic toilet facilities and lack of portable water.

Key words: Antibiotics, Microorganisms, Personal hygiene, Sensitivity test, UTIs






 





 










 







































 










 

 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
                         

Merit Research Journals© 2017 || Advertisement | Privacy policy.