Background Urinary tract infection is an
important cause of mortality and morbidity in children.
The etiological agents of UTI in children and their
antimicrobial sensitivity should be studied thoroughly in
different regions of the world so that antibiotic
stewardship can be practised and also effective antibiotics
can be used to decrease the mortality and morbidity of
UTI in children.
Objectives: to look for common bacterial microorganisms
causing urinary tract infection in the patients attending
the hospital and to know their antimicrobial sensitivity.
Methods: It is a hospital based observational study
conducted in one of the busiest hospitals of Jorhat over a
period of 12 months. Urine culture reports of all patients
were traced from the hospital laboratory data. Positive
culture reports for bacterial sepsis were studied and
Keywords : E Coli, Klebsiella Pneumonia, Nitrofurantoin, UTI.