CLINICO-BACTERIOLOGICAL PROFILE AND ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERN OF PYODERMA IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL
Kamal S. Bhadoria, Mahesh Goud, Anubhav Garg, K. P. Ranjan*
Pyoderma is one of the commonest clinical, caused by gram positive cocci and gram negative organisms. The objective of the study was conducted to analyse the clinical and bacteriological aspects clinical types, the causative agents and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern. A total of 200 pus samples were included in this study and preceded for isolation and identification of bacterial pathogens. The antimicrobial susceptibility testing was performed. Out of the 200 cases, impetigo constituted 53%, superficial folliculitis 40%, furuncle 6%, and carbuncle 1% cases respectively. The frequency of cases in relation to age were found to be maximum in the age group of less than 10 years. The prevalence rate was higher in male. We found, scabies was seen to be commonest. The low socio-economic class was seen to be very commonly affected and most common isolated organism was Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella species, which were most sensitive to vancomycin and ciprofloxacin respectively. Therefore, a correct antibiotic policy and the avoidance of inappropriate anti-microbial usage are mandatory.
Keywords: Pyoderma, Antibiotic susceptibility testing, prevalence, sex, age.
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