Research Article of American Journal of Microbiology and Immunology
Bacteruria Associated Urogenital Infections Amongst Women “a Study On Assymptomatic And Symptomatic Presentation In Benin Metropolis, Nigeria”.
IBEH.N.ISAIAH1 (BMLS, AIMLS, MNAAS)
1Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, PMB 111
2Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Science, University Of Benin, PMB 1154,
Introduction: Symptomatic and Asymptomatic urinary tract infection in women is of great importance to determine the causal and treatment of bacteruria in young women which may lead to disease states. Aim: to determine the occurrence of asymptomatic bacteriuria in young women and its relationship with urinary tract infection Methods: A microbiological analysis of urine was done on 3600 young women in urban Benin metroplolis from July 2009 to July 2010, a total of 1105 microorganism were isolated from both Symptomatic and Asymptomatic young women. Results: From the 1105 isolates from the descending order of occurrences Escherichia coli, Kleibseilla spp, Enterococcus faecalis and Staphylococcus aureus with Acinobacter spp with the least occurrence. Escherichia coli was the commonest cause of Asymptomatic urinary tract infection with 31.6 % and Acinectobacter sp 9.5% with the least occurrence of Asymptomatic urinary tract infections. Conclusion: This study shows that there is a rise in asymptomatic urinary tract infection amongst young women in Benin City.
Keywords: BacterIuria, UTI, Asymptomatic.
How to cite this article:
Ibeh.n.Isaiah. Bacteruria Associated Urogenital Infections Amongst Women “a Study On Assymptomatic And Symptomatic Presentation In Benin Metropolis, Nigeria”. American Journal of Microbiology and Immunology, 2016,1:5. DOI: 10.28933/isaiah-ajmi-08-2016
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