Incidence of Nosocomial infection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in General Basrah Hospital in Basrah City / IRAQ
AuthorIssa, Awatif H. [عواطف حميد عيسى]
Al-Hamdani, Mona H.
Aldobon, Abdul Al Hafaz A.
AbdulAziz, Salah M.
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One thousand and two hunderd twenty six specimens were obtained from patients and 516 swabs from different surfaces of environments Basrah General Hospital were collected. Sixty five patients were suffering from Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection as shown by the following percentages (5.3%), 44.6% from wound infections, 23.0% from ear infections 18.4% from urinary tract infections and 15.3% from blood stream infections. The incidence rate off. aeruginosa was 0.1 (60/516). Antibiotic susceptibility was completely resistant 100% to Ampicillin, Amoxicillin, Trimethoprine, Lincomycin and Clindomycin. The minimum inhibitory concentration of dittol solution was found to be 1%. The use of UV light as a sterilizing agent in laboratory experiment was shown to be effective and reduced the number of bacteria from 1.0 x 107 to O^xU^CFU/ml
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