Isolation and Identification of bacteria causing urinary tract infections in children in Kirkuk city
Urinary tract infection is an important infection which can cause a highly morbidity rates in boys and girls .The aim of the present study was to isolate and Identify the some types of bacterial causes of pediatric UTI in Kirkuk city. A total number amount to 105 urine samples from children suspected urinary tract infections of age group 4 days -10 years old were collected from both in Pediatric General Hospital and Kirkuk General Hospital in Kirkuk city during June to September 2015, 40 (38.09%) bacterial isolates were obtained which included E.coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosae, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis. Results of the study showed that of females had UTI more than the males which accounted for 55.23% compared to 44.79%. The infection rate among younger age groups was higher than with the older groups, as well as the results of the study showed the sensitivity of Gram negative bacteria against azithromycin as well as cefataxim absolute sensitivity(100%) while the Gram positive bacteria was showed absolute sensitivity (100%) to wards Novabiocin.
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