Prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria according to gender

Hussin, Ghofran ; Hussin, Ghofran (2022-08-08)


Asymptomatic bacteriuria is the presence of actively multiplying bacteria within the urinary tract in the absence of any symptoms , during pregnancy Anatomical and physiological changes make women more susceptible to UTI in pregnancy. Methods of study include a number of individuals who are studied over a period of time through clean catch mid-stream urine samples which are collected and semi quantitatively cultured immediately , about 63 individuals donated urine samples for this study , 33 females and 30 males , 13 females show non-significant bacteriuria with 3 showing significant bacteriuria , as for the males non showed significant bacteriuria and only 12 showed non significant bacteriuria , E.coli was found to be the most common organism isolated