The Determination of Antibiotic Resistance of Burn Patients at Al-Imam Al-Hussein Hospital in Thi-Qar Province - Iraq


  • Hind Abdallah Salih Collage of Science, University of Thi-Qar


In the case of burned infections, the current study aims to identify and study the antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial isolates.  Between October 2012 to June 2013, 90 burn swabs were obtained between patients and 42 environment swabs who had both-sex bacterial burn disease admitted to the Al-Imam Al-Hussein hospital. Enterobacter spp.  (25.6%) has originate to be the miost public isoivlate folloiwed biy Staphylococcus epidrmiditis (17.8%), Pseudomonas aeruginosa ( 12.2%), Acinetobacter baumannii ( 11.1%) , Aeromonas hydrophila ( 5.6%) , while (3.33%) for each from  Klebsiella pneumonia, E . coli, Streptococcus  spp. and Citrobacter spp. , (2.22%) for each from Photobacter  dansela , Proteus mirabilis , Lactobacillus spp. and Pantoea spp. finally (1.1%) for each from Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus , Flavinous oryzihabitans , Morganella morganii  and Burkholderia cepacia  . Bacterial isolates were tested for antimicrobial susceptibility against 10 antibiotics, where Levofloxacin was shown to become the most effective medicine to most Gram-negative and Gram-positive isolates led by Gentamicin, whereas Cephalothin and Ceftriaxone are extremely resistant (100%).    


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