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Characteristic and bacterial sensitivity of pediatric patients with urinary tract infection in Sanglah hospital


Urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in the urinary tract (urethra, bladder, ureters, or kidneys). Urinary tract infection is one of the most common infection in the pediatric population. The aim of this study was to determine the characteristic and bacterial sensitivity of pediatric patient with UTI in Sanglah hospital. A descriptive study was performed in 34 children infant and children aged 0 month to 18 years who were diagnosed with UTI in Sanglah hospital. The result of the study was 18 were females and 16 were males. The prevalence of UTI patients in children most common in children aged 2 months old - 2 years old was 16 (47.1%). The most common sign and symptoms related to UTI was fever 24 (70.6 %). The other complain was dysuria, nausea and vomiting, failure to thrive, jaundice. Based on the urinalysis result, 52.9% had leukocyturia, 20.6% erythrocyturia, 14.7% nitrite positive, 91.2% bacteriuria positive. The most common uropathogenic was Escherichia coli 15 (44.1%). Escherichia coli was sensitive to Amikacin (100%), and was resistant to Ampicillin (100%).


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How to Cite

Wirastiti, N. M. A., Nilawati, G., & I Ketut Suarta. (2021). Characteristic and bacterial sensitivity of pediatric patients with urinary tract infection in Sanglah hospital . Medicina, 52(2), 123–126.




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