The Role of Bacteria in Urinary Tract Infection Incidence in Students University

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Mytham Abas Makki


This study was carried out from November 2016 to March 2017. One hundred sixty study samples were collected from the students of the university weekly, which were studied by conducting bacteriological tests on them within 24 hours from the date of collecting the sample, the results of the study showed the isolation and diagnosis of different bacterial species with varying prevalence rates. The Escherichia coli showed the highest incidence of 50% followed by Enterococcus fecalis 36.2%, Pseudomonas aeuroginosa 34.8%, Enterobacter cloacae 26.8%, Staphylococcus aureus had a prevalence rate of 22.5%. Salmonella typhi had a prevalence rate of 16.6%. Proteus mirabilis showed an average prevalence of 12%. Klebsiella pneumonia was 9.4%, while Vibrio parahaemolyticus and showed the lowest incidence of 0.7%. The results of the study showed that the total number of infected cases was 138 of the studied samples, 86.2%, distributed among 80(50%) in female infection cases, and In males (58) infection cases, a rate of 36.2%.

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