URINARY TRACT INFECTION IN CHILDREN AND ULTIMATE OUTCOME
Dr. Md. Nurul Islam* and Dr. Naimur Rahman Ringku
Objective: In this study our main objective is to assessthe ultimate outcome of UTI in children. Method: This observational study was carried out in a Tertiary level medical college, Dhaka from January 2018 to December 2019 among 100pediatric patients with UTI who attending outpatient and inpatient departments of paediatrics. Data were compiled and appropriate statistical package for social science (SPSS). P value <0.05 was taken as minimum level of significance. Result: in this study, most of the patients belong to 1-5 years age group and male were 69% and female were 31%.Male is higher than male. Also, 75% positive culture of bacteriuria was found in female and most of the patients from rural area and only 41% patients treated with antibiotics. Conclusion: From our study, we can say that E. coli is the most common uropathogen. Antibiotics such as amoxycillin, amoxiclav, cephradine and cefixime. have limited value for the treatment of UTI. Routine observing of susceptibility patterns is necessary, which will help in the empirical treatment of UTI to the clinicians and also for the planning of antibiotic policy of the individual foundation.
Keywords: Urinary tract infections (UTI), antibiotic resistance, amoxicillin, culture and sensitivity.
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