Urinary tract infection and their risk factors association in renal transplant recipients

Authors

  • Rehana Razzak Khan Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Chandan Kumar Roy Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • A. S. M. Nowroz Department of Clinical Pathology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Ismet Nigar Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Ahmed Abu Saleh Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v7i2.29448

Keywords:

Renal transplant, Risk factor, Urinary tract infection

Abstract

Background: Urinary tract infection (UTI) remains one of the most common and major complications after renal transplantation. Objective: The study was undertaken to get an insight regarding the bacterial pathogen which is responsible for UTI in post renal transplant patients and their risk factors association. Methods: This was an observational study, conducted in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) from December 2010 to December 2011. Twenty- one renal transplant recipients were evaluated for UTl after surgery up to six weeks. Microscopic examination and culture of urine were performed in every pre-transplant period, 3rd POD, 7th POD, within six weeks and as per patient's clinical condition. UTI was considered when bacterial count was

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Published

2016-08-24

How to Cite

Khan, R. R., Roy, C. K., Nowroz, A. S. M., Nigar, I., & Saleh, A. A. (2016). Urinary tract infection and their risk factors association in renal transplant recipients. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 7(2), 129–133. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v7i2.29448

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