International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Microbiology | Nigeria | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021


Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection among Age Groups in Bauchi Metropolis, Nigeria

S. Isma'il


Abstract: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a common pathogenic inflammatory, distressing and occasionally life-threatening condition that affects people of all ages and gender. The research was conducted from month of May-August, out of the 236 samples analyzed, 120 (50.8%) showed significant bacteriuria. Highest infection rate, 12 (29.3%) and 28 (35.4%) falls at age group of 21-30 years in males and females respectively, while those of age group ?71 years had the lowest 0 (0.0%) and 1 (1.3%) infection rate in both gender. This shows that age group of 21-30 years are at the peak of infection and females are at highest rate of infection.


Keywords: UTI, males and females


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,


Pages: 1026 - 1029


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S. Isma'il, "Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection among Age Groups in Bauchi Metropolis, Nigeria", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021, pp. 1026-1029, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART2020227

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