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P- ISSN:2222-8373, E-ISSN:2518-9255

Volume 13, Issue 3, Part 1 , July. 2017


Detection of Escherichia coli and Proteus Mirabilis Extended -Spectrum   β-Lactamase Isolated from Urinary Tract Infections


Fatima Amer ABD Jabar , Lamiaa Saoud Abbod , Duaa Adnan Kadhum Alutbi


Year: 2017, Volume: 13, Issue: 3, Part: 1


Pages: 1-10, DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.24237/djps.1303.72C


Language: English


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A total of 40 urine specimens were collected from patients admitted to Baaquba Teaching Hospital in Baaquba city for the period from 1/ 12 /2014 to 1/01/2015.   From them 16 isolates belonging to members of the family Enterobacteriaceae (40%). isolates were identified as E.coli 10 (25%) and three isolates were identified as proteus mirabilis 6 (15%). The results showed that only 4 isolates (25%) were detected as ESBL-producers by using disk approximation method P.mirabilis and E. coli were the species that gave positive results by using this method.


Keywords: Enterobacteriacea, urinary tract infections, Extended Spectrumβ-Lactamases

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