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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:6, June, 2016

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2018: 95.39
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(6): 279-286

Bacteriological Profile of Diabetic Foot in a Tertiary Care Centre in Trivandrum, India
Ashish Jitendranath1*, Sneha Hegadi2, Geetha Bhai1, L. Bhargavi1, Ramani Bai1 and T. Vishu1
1Department of Microbiology, Sree Gokulam Medical College & Research Foundation, India
2Department of Microbiology, Bangalore Medical College, India
*Corresponding author

Diabetic foot is one of the complications of diabetes leading to the prolonged hospitalization due to which complications like Neuropathy. In this study conducted from Jan 2016 to March 2016 a total Forty clinically diagnosed diabetic foot infected patients with ulcers were included. All the diabetic foot patients’ ulcers were classified based on the Wagner’s classification from 0 to 5 groups. All the organisms were identified according to standard methods. They were confirmed with Vitek 2. Gram negatives isolates were identified 59% of the time. Klebsiella spp was the most common gram negative organism while Staphylococcus aureus were the most common gram positive organism. Imipenem, Meropenem, Vancomycin and Linezolid were the antibiotic which was most susceptible.

Keywords: Klebsiella, Staphylococcus aureus, Diabetic foot, Imipenem, Vancomycin.

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Ashish Jitendranath, Sneha Hegadi, Geetha Bhai, L. Bhargavi, Ramani Bai and T. Vishu. 2016. Bacteriological Profile of Diabetic Foot in a Tertiary Care Centre in Trivandrum, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(6): 279-286. doi:
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