A retrospective study at Suburban Diagnostics of patients with Community Acquired (CA) – UTI for past 4 years (2012-2015) indicate.
- Females predominantly get CA- UTI (71%)
- Gram negative bacteria is found in 93% cases of UTI
- Age > 60 yrs. (45%) is the group that suffers maximally
- ESBL production seen in 58% of gram negative isolates
URINE CULURE IS ESSENTIAL TO DETECT ESBL PRODUCTION.