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Urinary Tract Infection In Adults

A retrospective study at Suburban Diagnostics of patients with Community Acquired (CA) – UTI for past 4 years (2012-2015) indicate.

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CONCLUSION

  • 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.