Re-evaluation of the Activity of Some Antibacterial Drugs Against Clinical Isolates of Staphylococcus Aureus in Al_Najaf Al_Ashref Governorate.

Authors

  • Saif Jabbar Yasir University of Kufa
  • Saad B. Nashtar University of Baghdad
  • Adel H. Sheeh University of Kufa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36321/kjns.vi20132.2481

Keywords:

staphylococcus aureus, antibacterial drugs

Abstract

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.

 

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Published

2013-08-25

How to Cite

Yasir, S. J., Nashtar, S. B., & Sheeh, A. H. (2013). Re-evaluation of the Activity of Some Antibacterial Drugs Against Clinical Isolates of Staphylococcus Aureus in Al_Najaf Al_Ashref Governorate. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences, 3(2), 74–83. https://doi.org/10.36321/kjns.vi20132.2481

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