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

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), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART2020227, Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021, 1026 - 1029

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