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Journal of Applied Pharmacy

Journal of Applied Pharmacy
Open Access

ISSN: 1920-4159

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Amna Islam

Amna Islam

Pakistan

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  • Research Article
    Acute Otitis Media: Identification of Causative Pathogens with Antimicrobial Comparative Efficacy
    Author(s): Maria Ayub, Amna Islam, Amna Moiz and Munawerah FahadMaria Ayub, Amna Islam, Amna Moiz and Munawerah Fahad

    The otitis media is the most common type of ear infection while the most important cause of ear infections in humans is bacterial. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most common pathogen causing ear infection in pediatrics. Proper diagnoses and proper treatment is really required in case of ear infection because it may leads to deafness. Study aimed to evaluate the major pathogens causing ear infection. For the purpose of this study surveillance considerations was done by collecting the retrospective data from public healthcare sector of patients with immunecompromised so that we come to know about the major pathogens causing ear infection and their treatment options. Nearly the otitis media is the most common type of ear infection (50%). The bacterial pathogens are the major cause of infection (85%) mainly includes Pseudomonas species (21%). The (27%) of pathogens are resistant to antibio.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/1920-4159.1000205

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