ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF ESCHRESIA COLI FROM URINARY TRACT INFECTION IN QUETTA, BALOCHISTAN

Masroor Ali Khan, Ramla Achakzai, Muhammad Shafee, Ferhat Abbas, Abdul Wadood, Muhammad Masood Tariq

Abstract


This study was aimed to isolate and identify the frequency of E .coli causing urinary tract infection in human beings. Total of one hundred (100) urine samples were collected from patients in sterile container visiting Bolan medical Complex, Quetta. The pellet was collected after centrifugation and was inoculated onto Eosine Methylene blue Agar and Mac Conkey agar plates. After confirmation of the organism through staining and morphology, a series of biochemical tests viz, Indole, methyl red, Voges proskaur, Citrate utilization and catalase test were performed. E coli were isolated from 72 samples, indicating its great share in causing the urinary tract infection.

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