Re-evaluation of the Activity of Some Antibacterial Drugs Against Clinical Isolates of Staphylococcus Aureus in Al_Najaf Al_Ashref Governorate.
Keywords:staphylococcus aureus, antibacterial drugs
Background: Staphylococcus aurous one of the most common pathogen that cause a wide range of infection started by simple skin infection and end by septicemias and high possibility of death.
The study aimed to: present study try to evaluate the sensitivity and resistance pattern of staphylococcus aureus against Gentamycin, Cotrimethoprim, Amoxicillin and Cefalexin.
Methodology: A 55 isolates of staphylococcus aureus obtained from urine, pleural fluid, joint aspiration, ear, skin, and pus, of indoor and outdoor patient in AL-SADER teaching hospital, AL-Najaf AL-Ashref, Iraq. in a period extended between 9-1-2009- ---8-3-2010. And each isolate was tested for these 4 antibacterial drug .
Results: and results showed that Gentamycin has the highest percentage of sensitivity by staphylococcus aureus (34.83%) while Amoxicillin showed the highest percentage of resistance by staphylococcus aureus (30%).
Conclusion: Gentamycin was the drug of choice in treatment of staphylococcus aureus infection in al-najaf al-ashref.
Recommendation: we recommend further evaluation about antibacterial sensitivity together with college of medicine.
How to Cite
Copyright (c) 2014 Dr .Adel .H. Sheeh
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.