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

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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




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







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