Gender interpretations in asymptomatic bacteriuria incidence and its microbial spectrum.

Darz, Ahmed (2022-09-04)


One of the most common bacterial diseases are urinary tract infections and are classified as symptomatic and asymptomatic infections in which the most common causative agent is Escherichia coli. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria between both males and females. 12 males and 12 females from LIMU participated and had urine samples taken from them which were then tested macroscopically and then gram stained to be assessed under microscope and also the samples were used to culture on a CLED agar and the results proved that females are affected more than males then were determined significant by the use of statistical program SPSS. This study had similar results numerous previously conducted studies as females have many risk factors most influencing are anatomical and hormonal differences making them more predisposed than males.