Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Pseudomonas in Diabetic Foot Ulcer in Surgery IPD

  • Md Tarique Associate Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Madhubani Medical College, Bihar
Keywords: Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, mortality, Antimicrobials


Background: - Diabetic foot infections (DFIs) are mostly poly-microbial in nature and the organisms isolated are frequently mixed organisms though the spectrum of organisms depends on other factors such as microbial flora of the lower limb, metabolic factors, foot hygiene and the use of antibiotics. Methodology: - Sixty four each of with diabetic foot ulcer were included in this study. This study was conducted in Dept. of Surgery, Madhubani Medical College, Bihar.

Duration of the study were six month. Sample was collected in transport swab under the aseptic condition and send to the microbiology laboratory. Sample was included in this study from soft tissue infection of foot.
Result:- Total 54 aerobic organisms were isolated from culture positive specimens. Among these organisms, 43 were gram negative while 20 were gram positive. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (30%) was found to be the main organism.

Conclusion: - This study concludes that clinicians the appropriate antibiotic or combination of antibiotics for the treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer.


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Tarique M. Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Pseudomonas in Diabetic Foot Ulcer in Surgery IPD. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2018Sep.30 [cited 2022Jul.3];4(3):109-11. Available from: