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Prevalence and Antibiogram of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Haryana


Sameena Khan, Ruby Naz, Ruchi Girotra, A K Malik
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Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is a well-known invasive pathogen that can frequently cause severe infections in hospitalized patients. A major problem with P. aeruginosa infection may be that this pathogen exhibits a high degree of resistance to broad spectrum antibiotics. The main aim of this study is to know the prevalence of P. aeruginosa infection and its antibiogram in a tertiary care hospital. A total of 100 isolates of P. aeruginosa were isolated from different clinical samples using standard conventional techniques for six months, from June 2015 to December 2015. Antibiotic susceptibility testing was done by using kirby -Bauer disc diffusion method as per CLSI guidelines. In our study, highest resistance was observed forCefuroxime (87%) and least resistance for Amikacin and Gentamicin (5% and14%) respectively. The most effective antibiotics were Colistin, Polymyxin B.

Sameena Khan, Ruby Naz, Ruchi Girotra, A K Malik

Antibiotics , Resistance, P. Aeruginosa

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January-February - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-02-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
635-637 IJSRSET162475   Technoscience Academy

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Sameena Khan, Ruby Naz, Ruchi Girotra, A K Malik, "Prevalence and Antibiogram of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Haryana", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.635-637, January-February-2016.
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