Internal Medicine: Open Access

Internal Medicine: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-8048

Zulqurnain Younas

Department of Internal Medicine, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Jinnah Medical and Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan

  • Research Article   
    Prevalence of Antibiotic-Resistant E.coli Causing Urinary Tract Infection in Jinnah Medical College Hospital
    Author(s): Shazli Razi* and Zulqurnain Younas

    Objective: To determine the prevalence of E.coli causing Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in JMCH during one year 2020-2021. To determine the resistance and sensitive drugs acting on E.coli. Background: Most frequently, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) infection is caused by E.coli, requiring urgent medical attention. Normally E.coli lives abundantly in rectum but when this bacterium comes in urethra it can cause UTI’s. Methods: The retrospective study included 538 patients of which 261 were males and 275 females were admitted to Jinnah Medical College Hospital, Karachi between February 2, 2020-January 20, 2021. The ages, gender, presence of E.coli along with sensitivity and resistance against drugs were recorded and analyzed using SPSS version 16. Resu.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2165-8048.21.s8.003

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