CURRENT SENERIO OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE PATTERNS OF PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA CLINICAL ISOLATES IN EAST UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA
Praveen Kumar Gautam and Dr. R. Sujatha*
Background: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an important pathogen isolated among non- fermenter gram negative bacilli from various clinical specimens. Increasing resistance had documented among P. aeruginosa stains to commonly used antimicrobial agents. This study aimed to investigate the anitimicrobial resistance patterns of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from various clinical samples. Methods: From June 2018 to December 2018 a total 39 strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa were isolated from various clinical specimens and characterized by standard bacteriological procedures. Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of each isolates were carried out by the Kieby- Bauer disk diffusion method as per CLSI guidelines. Result: The maximum Pseudomonas aeruginosa ware susceptibility to Meropenum and levofloxacin (66.67%) while maximum resistance was found to cephalosporins (100%). Conclusion: The results of this study confirmed the occurrence of drugs resistance strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. So there is a continuous need of conduction of surveillance programmers to formulate rational treatment strategies to combat this emerging challenge.
Keywords: Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Resistance, Antibiotic susceptibility.
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