Research Papers/Topics in Internal Medicine

Prevalence, Aetiologies, Sensitivity Profile And Factors Associated With Significant Bacteriuria Among Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital

ABSTRACTBackground: Diabetes mellitus is an independent risk factor for significant bacteriuria and hence severe and non-severe forms of urinary tract infections. There is a considerable regional variation in sensitivity profile of uropathogens in diabetics.Objectives: To determine prevalence, aetiologies, sensitivity profiles and factors associated with significant bacteriuria among patients with diabetes mellitus attending Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital.Methods: A case – control study ...