publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Antibiotic Susceptibility Profiles of Bacteria from Diabetic Foot Infections in Selected Teaching Hospitals in Southwestern Nigeria

Bello, Olorunjuwon O; Oyekanmi, Edward O; Kelly, Babatunde A; Mebude, Olakunle O; Bello, Temitope K;
  • Published: 28 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: AIJR Publisher
Abstract
<jats:p>One of the serious complications associated with diabetes is foot ulcer and this condition affects the quality of life in patients in all classes, races and ages. Chronic wounds are prone to colonization by wide array of microorganisms which could be extremely hazardous to patients if effective and timely therapeutic intervention is not made. This study was conducted to determine the antibiotic susceptibility profiles of bacteria from diabetic foot infections in southwestern Nigeria. Samples were collected from a total of 142 diabetic foot ulcer patients with moistened sterile cotton swabs. Nutrient agar, Mac-Conkey agar, blood agar and mannitol salt aga...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition
free text keywords: Clindamycin, medicine.drug, medicine, Gentamicin, Mannitol salt agar, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Cefazolin, Netilmicin, business.industry, business, Imipenem, Ciprofloxacin, Microbiology, Ampicillin
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Antibiotic Susceptibility Profiles of Bacteria from Diabetic Foot Infections in Selected Teaching Hospitals in Southwestern Nigeria

Bello, Olorunjuwon O; Oyekanmi, Edward O; Kelly, Babatunde A; Mebude, Olakunle O; Bello, Temitope K;