International Journal of Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A (2019)

Study of clinical profile and antibiotic response in typhoid fever: A study in a Dhaka shishu (children) hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Author(s):

Nurun Nahar, Md Abu Tayab, AKM Tajuddin Bhuiyan, Suraj Chandra Mazumder, Mohammad Ahmed Ahsan

Abstract:
The objectives of this Crosse sectional e analysis study is to gauge the clinical profile and pattern of varied medication employed in the treatment of infectious disease. A retrospective analysis of medicine patients littered with infectious disease was done at Department of Pediatric, Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, and Dhaka throughout the year 2017-2018. Designation of patients was supported clinical options, agglutination test and blood culture. The mode of presentation, clinical course, treatment history, and laboratory investigations reports, antibiotic administered, response to medical care and also the complications were recorded. Total variety of 50 cases of infectious disease were studied. Out of those 23 (46%) were males and 27 (54%) were females. Average age of presentation was 8.2 years. Average length of hospital keep was 10.8 days. Fever was gift altogether patients. Resistance of S. typhi to ceftriaxone, Cipro, Azithromycin were considerably high. Antibiotic drug conjointly showed resistance in 21.4% of cases. Sensitivity to antibiotic was 100 percent in our study. Antibiotic drug was the foremost normally used antibiotic in our study (26 patients). Chloromycetin alone was employed in 2 patients and in 3 patients it had been given once 6 days of antibiotic drug treatment. Third generation antibiotic (ceftriaxone) alone were employed in ten patients. Indiscriminate use of medication in infectious disease ought to be discouraged. Acceptable antibiotic as indicated by sensitivity tests ought to use to forestall the event of resistant strains of S. typhi.

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How to cite this article:
Nurun Nahar, Md Abu Tayab, AKM Tajuddin Bhuiyan, Suraj Chandra Mazumder, Mohammad Ahmed Ahsan. Study of clinical profile and antibiotic response in typhoid fever: A study in a Dhaka shishu (children) hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Int. J. Reproduction Gynaecology Obstetrics 2019;1(1):15-19.
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