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Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection among Age Groups in Bauchi Metropolis, Nigeria

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 2)

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Page : 1026-1029

Keywords : UTI; males and females;

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a common pathogenic inflammatory, distressing and occasionally life-threatening condition that affects people of all ages and gender. The research was conducted from month of May-August, out of the 236 samples analyzed, 120(50.8%) showed significant bacteriuria. Highest infection rate, 12(29.3%) and 28(35.4%) falls at age group of 21-30 years in males and females respectively, while those of age group ?71 years had the lowest 0(0.0%) and 1(1.3%) infection rate in both gender. This shows that age group of 21-30 years are at the peak of infection and females are at highest rate of infection.

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