Urinary Tract Infection In Sobrata, Algmel Cities In Libya 2013Khalifa AA Fatnasa1*, Alaa Othman Harb1 and Abdalhamed M Alkout2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Khalifa AA Fatnasa
Faculty of Medical Technology
High Institute of Comprehensive Vocations in Tiji City
National Board for Vocational and Technical Education in Tripoli, Libya
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: June 12, 2014; Accepted date: July 22, 2014; Published date: July 30, 2014
Citation: Khalifa AAF, Harb AO, Alkout AM (2014) Urinary Tract Infection In Sobrata, Algmel Cities In Libya 2013. Clin Microbial 3:163. doi: 10.4172/2327-5073.1000163
Copyright: © 2014 Khalifa AAF, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Urinary tract infections are very common particularly in women, babies and the elderly. About one in two women, and one in 20 men will get the infection in their lifetime. The majority of urinary tract infections are urethritis, cystitis, and pyeleonephritis. The most common bacteria causes the infection is a bacterium common to the digestive tract called Escherichia coli. The most common symptoms of the infection are, burning sensation during urination, blood in urine, and Lower abdominal pain, therefore the infection needs to be investigated as it may indicates more serious conditions. A study with patients, who have come with the symptoms of urinary tract infection in the cities of Sobrata, and Algmel in Libya has been made the number of patients in the study were 582 cases and 926 cases respectively. After the investigations have been made the results shows those 301 women, 66 men in Sobrata city and 354 women, 171 men in Algmel city were infected. The percentage of infection are 63% and 56.69%. Number of women and men who infected by Escherichia coli are (165, 46) and (179, 90) cases respectively, this result approves that bacteria Escherichia coli is the major causes of urinary tract infection symptoms in most of the patients. The appropriate antibiotics for the infection are Augmentines and Ciprofloxacin based on the study.