BACTERIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF BLOOD CULTURE ISOLATES IN DIFFERENT ORGAN SYSTEMS
Ediga Jayalakshmi*, Permi Kavitha, Dr. C. Venkatesh and Dr. Lingampally Rajendra Prasad
Bacteria are microscopic, single-cell organisms that live almost everywhere. A blood culture is a laboratory test in which blood, taken from the patient, is inoculated into bottles containing culture media to determine whether infection-causing microorganisms are present in the patient’s blood stream. Having these pathogens in bloodstream can be a sign of a blood infection, a condition known as bacteremia. Blood culture is the most widely used diagnostic tool for the detection of bacteremia and fungemia. Materials and Methods: Patient Documentation form, Informed consent form, It is a prospective observational study in a Tertiary care hospital (KIMS) in Kurnool, Study would be conducted over a period of 6 months, Collected Sample size is 132 patients. Results & Discussion: A total of 560 patients were taken into the study in which 132 blood culture cases were found to be positive. 61-70 age groups are 17high, 81-90 age groups are 3 less in males, 61-70 age groups are 11high and 31-40 age groups are 1 less in females, high in July 30, low in August 17, Renal system mostly affected by E.coli and CONS, Genitourinary system mostly affected by E.coli, CONS, Respiratory system mostly affected by CONS, K.pneumonia and rarely E.coli, P.aeruginosa, Cardiovascular system mostly affected by E.coli, CONS, K.pneumonia, P.aeruginosa and others, Gastrointestinal system mostly affected by CONS, E.coli and K. Pneumonia, Sepsis mostly caused by E.coli and CONS, Central nervous system mostly affected by CONS, Typhoid mostly caused by S.typhi etc.
Keywords: Blood culture, bacterial isolates, bacteremia, Immune system.
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