Microbiological Profile of Acute Appendicitis in Pediatric Population Admitted in Yenepoya Medical College

Authors

  • Sashidhar NDK Junior Resident, Department of General Surgery, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Christopher Sam Thomas Senior Resident, Department of General Surgery, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Ashraf Ahmad Associate Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Keywords:

Microbiology, Profile, Paediatric, Acute, Appendicitis.

Abstract

Aim: To study the most common bacterial microorganism aerobic or anaerobic involved in appendicitis post appendectomy in Paediatric population admitted in Yenepoya Medical College. Method: Total of 60 patients admitted with admitted in the department of Paediatric Surgery clinically diagnosed as Appendicitis with age less than 14 years of age and post Appendicectomy at Yenepoya Medical College during the October 2017 to March 2019 were considered for the study. Results: The most common drug which the isolated organism was sensitive to was Ciprofloxacin, with the exclusion of Multidrug resistant organism. The second most common drug which was sensitive forthe isolated organism was Amikacin. Conclusion: There was a positive association between diarrhoea and the severity of acute appendicitis. The most common isolated organism was E-coli.

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Published

2021-10-20

How to Cite

Sashidhar NDK, Christopher Sam Thomas, & Ashraf Ahmad. (2021). Microbiological Profile of Acute Appendicitis in Pediatric Population Admitted in Yenepoya Medical College. International Journal of Health and Clinical Research, 4(18), 97–100. Retrieved from https://ijhcr.com/index.php/ijhcr/article/view/2909