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Iran South Med J 2009, 12(3): 225-230 Back to browse issues page
Survey of resistance rate of Shigella species isolated from children with diarrhea Fasa, Summer, 1383
Abdol Ali Ebrahimi *1, Sekiineh Ebrahimi, Mahmoud Aghouli
1- , ebrahimi_abdolali@yahoo.com
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Background: Shigellosis is an acute inflammatory infectious colitis which is caused by genus Shigella. The bacterial identification in large number of stool specimens and antimicrobial susceptibility test are useful for diagnosis and treatment. Methods: In this study the total number of 414 stool specimens of children under 8 years old were refered to various laboratory centers for determination of possible bacterial infection in Fasa city were. The diagnostic biochemical serological tests as well as antimicrobial susceptibility test were done. Results: Out of 414 stool specimens 48 (11.5%) cases were positive (S.flexneri, 50% S.sonnei, 31.% S.dysenteriae, 12.5% S.boydii, 6.%). Conclusion: This study emphasizes on the pediatric evaluation of resistancy of the antibiotics using in children.
Keywords: children, stool culture, Shigella, antimicrobial resistance test
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 2008/09/10 | Accepted: 2009/01/22 | Published: 2010/02/17

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