BACTERIAL UTI INVESTIGATION IN MALAYSIA

International Medical Science Research Journal

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Title BACTERIAL UTI INVESTIGATION IN MALAYSIA
 
Creator Hassan, Rosline
Ismail, Shaiful Bahari
Jaalam, Kamaruddin
Mustapha, Muzaimi
 
Subject Urinary Tract Infection
Epidemiology
Etiology
Treatment
 
Description Urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the parts of urinary tract of the body which include the lower and upper tract. The upper tract of the system include ureters and kidneys; while, lower tract include prostate in males, bladder, and urethra. If the infection is in the upper segment in the tract, it is known as kidney infection. Whereas, lower urinary tract is known as cystitis or bladder infection. Two common type of infection are based on bacteria or fungus. In this study, the objective was to test the bacterial UTIs etiology in the area of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The focus was to identify the proper antibiotics, epidemiology especially high-risk groups as well as positivity rate in terms of gender and age. The methodology of the study was collection and analysis of Urine specimen samples using the  sterile container for later sensitivity and culture purpose. Isolated organisms were removed using different biochemical tests and proper antibiograms were found by using the AST or dish diffusion method. Our results based on sampling of 1402 specimens collected and tested showed positivity rate of UTI among 23.25 % (326 out of 1402 patients). The most common caused bacteria causing UTI was Escherichia Coli (E.Coli). the other commonly found bacteria included Enterococcoi, proteus, Klebsiella, Staphylococci, and Enterobacter. Our results confirmed that there was more presence of UTI among female compare to male sample. In terms of age, the common age group was between 22 to 28 years. The Tetracyclin was found to be most resistant antibiogram where as Chloramphenicol was found to be the most sensitive.
 
Publisher International Medical Science Research Journal
 
Date 2020-06-23
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://fepbl.com/index.php/imsrj/article/view/65
 
Source International Medical Science Research Journal; Vol. 1 No. 3 (2019); 61-66
2707-3408
2707-3394
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://fepbl.com/index.php/imsrj/article/view/65/302
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Rosline Hassan, Shaiful Bahari Ismail, Kamaruddin Jaalam, Muzaimi Mustapha
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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