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Saraj M S, Mowla K, Ghorbani A, Etemadi A, Cheraghy M, Mahmoodlo A et al . Identification of Outpatient Urinary Pathogens and Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern in Ahwaz, Iran 2002-2003. yafte. 2005; 6 (4) :41-47
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-948-en.html

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Background: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common syndrom in community, especially in females. The object of this study is to determine the prevalence of most common Bacteria causing UTI and Antibiogram pattern respectively in Ahwas population. Materials & methods: In this retrospective descriptive study we gathered all urine culture results from lab centers. Results: From 48850 cases, 34360 (70.34%) and 14490 (29.66%) were females and males, respectively. The most frequent pathogens were E.coli (46.29%), S.saprophyticus (25.8%) and Klebsiella (16.93%). Enterobacter, Proteus citrobacter, Pseudomonas and S.epidermidis were consisted the remainder of causes. The most Susceptible Antibiotics for the most prevalent pathogens, were: Nalidixic Acid, Vancomycine, and Nitrofurantoin, respectively. Conclusion: This pattern is similar to that mentioned in textbooks and published reports from other cities in Iran.
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Received: 2013/01/2

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