Shamim Mumtaz, Naeem Akhtar, Abbas Hayat.
Antibiogram of aerobic pyogenic isolates from wounds and abscesses of patients at Rawalpindi.
Pak J Med Res Jun ;41(1):16-8.

During the years 1996-1998 pus specimens from wounds & abscesses of patients were cultured on to MacConkey and blood agar plates in microbiology section, pathology laboratory of Rawalpindi Medical College. Organisms were isolated from 220 samples. Staphylococcus aureus was the most common Pathogen (49%) followed by E.coli (25.9%) Klebsiella (9.5%), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (8.6%), Proteus sp (4%) and acinetobactor sp (2.7%). Quinolones, aminoglycosides and cephalosporins were found to be the most effective antimicrobial in vitro while amoxicillin, minocycline and trimethoprim-Sulphamethaxazole were least effective.

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