Jacobs Journal of Nephrology and Urology

Escherichia Coli Bacteria Infection in Females Urinary Tract

Published on: 2019-02-28


Abstract The gram-negative of the general Eschcrichia coli, Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Serratia, Citrobacter, and Proteus are members of the normal intestinal flora of humors and animals and may be isolated from a variety of environmental sources. E. coli and other grain-negative organisms associated with urine infection in females, the signs, symptoms and prevalence of such infections among patients visiting hospitals, the age-wise prevalence and distribution, among married and unmarried women, the role of pregnancy and parturition in such infections, the role of hospitalizations in picking up such urinary tract infection. Material and Methods I was collected the urine samples by manual methods and examine the samples by routine examination and culture. Result A total of 250 urine samples from female patients visiting Al- wahada & polyclinic hospital, Derna were examined for the presence of Gram negative bacteria and only 100 samples were found culturally positive, the results also indicated that the females in the age group of 15 to 55 years were most susceptible to gram negative urinary infection. About 40% females of 15-25 and age group were showing urinary symptoms, whereas only 11% females of 35-45. Year's age group and 7% of the females of 45-55 years age group had urinary symptoms. Only 1% of the females of 55 to 65 years group U.T.I.


Eschcrichia coli; Klebsiella; Enterobacter; Serratia; Citrobacter; and Proteus