Bacterial Profile in Children Admitted with Septicaemia in a Semi Urban Hospital in South India
Edwin Dias1, Deepak K2* and Sandeep Gada3
1Professor and HOD, Department of Paediatrics, Srinivas Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Mangalore, India
2Junior Resident, Department of Paediatrics, Srinivas Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Mangalore, India
3Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Mahaveer Institute of Medical Science, India
*Corresponding Author: Deepak K, Junior Resident, Department of Paediatrics, Srinivas Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Mangalore, India.
Received: June 03, 2021; Published: August 27, 2021
Background: Antibiotics resistance is an important reason why the bacterial profile of PICU is mandatory. Here we are studying the bacterial profile of PICU in a semi urban hospital in South India.
Objective: Is to study the bacteria and the culture and sensitivity reports in PICU.
Conclusion: The commonest organism causing sepsis in PICU is Coagulase negative Staphylococcus and this organisms have shown sensitivity to Amikacin.
The pathogenic bacterial aetiology of septicaemia is vast, thus every PICU should emphasize on the importance of a routine periodic testing of microbial bacterial spectrum and their sensitivity to drugs in order to formulate a selective antibiotic regimen for PICU.
Keywords: PICU; Coagulase Negative Staphylococcus; Septicaemia; Amikacin
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