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RMJ. 2020; 45(4): 783-785


Frequency of urinary tract infection in type 2 DM attending at Dow University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan

Muhammad Umar Khan, Syed Muhammad Adnan, Akhtar Ali Baloch.

Abstract
Objective: To observe the frequency of UTI in DM type 2 patients in Karachi, Pakistan.
Methodology: A sample of 350 known type II diabetic patients aged more than 30 years of either gender was selected in this observational descriptive cross-sectional study. A six months study from July to December 2019 conducted at DUH, Karachi. A non-probability convenient sampling technique was used. Age, gender, BMI, HBA1c, duration of diabetes, and urine culture reports (positive or negative) were recorded.
Results: Out of 350 DM type 2 patients, 225 (64.29%) were female and 125 (35.71%) male. Mean age was 45.25+2.5 years, mean BMI was 29.25+3.95 kg/m2, mean HBA1c was 8.29+ 4.89 and mean duration of diabetes was 10.19+2.12 years. Over of all patients, UTI was found in 164 (46. 86%) patients; out of these, 121 (73.785%) were female and 43 (26.22%) male. E.coli was the most common cause of UTI (71.43%) followed by Enterobacteriaceae (19.71%).

Key words: UTI, Type 2 DM, HBA1c.


 
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MUK, SMA, Baloch AA. Frequency of urinary tract infection in type 2 DM attending at Dow University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan. RMJ. 2020; 45(4): 783-785.


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MUK, SMA, Baloch AA. Frequency of urinary tract infection in type 2 DM attending at Dow University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan. RMJ. (2020), [cited December 18, 2020]; 45(4): 783-785.



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, M. U. K., , . S. M. A. & Baloch, . A. A. (2020) Frequency of urinary tract infection in type 2 DM attending at Dow University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan. RMJ, 45 (4), 783-785.



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, Muhammad Umar Khan, Syed Muhammad Adnan, and Akhtar Ali Baloch. 2020. Frequency of urinary tract infection in type 2 DM attending at Dow University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (4), 783-785.



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, Muhammad Umar Khan, Syed Muhammad Adnan, and Akhtar Ali Baloch. "Frequency of urinary tract infection in type 2 DM attending at Dow University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 783-785.



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, Muhammad Umar Khan, Syed Muhammad Adnan, and Akhtar Ali Baloch. "Frequency of urinary tract infection in type 2 DM attending at Dow University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 45.4 (2020), 783-785. Print.



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, M. U. K., , . S. M. A. & Baloch, . A. A. (2020) Frequency of urinary tract infection in type 2 DM attending at Dow University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (4), 783-785.








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