International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Microbiology | India | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018


A Study of Clinical and Bacteriological Aspects of Pyodermas in a Tertiary Care Centre

Dr. Ashok Kumar [9] | Dr Anupma Goel | Dr. Seema Goel | Dr. Dimple Chopra | Dr. Aanchal Singla | Dr. Siddharth Chopra


Abstract: Background Pyodermas are defined as bacterial infection of skin and soft tissue. AIM To find out causative organism in various types of pyodermas, age and sex distribution of patients. Materials and methods 100 cases of pyodermas presented in Dermatology OPD in Government Medical College, Patiala were enrolled. Specimen collected on sterile swab were sent to Department of Microbiology for culture. Results Majority cases comprised of primary pyoderms (74 %). The commonest clinical type of pyoderma was folliculitis (28 %), followed by impetigo (12 %) and cellulitis (12 %). . S. aureus was the commonest organism isolated (66.2 %), followed by pseudomonas aeroginosa (10.1 %)


Keywords: pyoderma, staphylococcus aureus, bacteriological analysis


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,


Pages: 1772 - 1775


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