Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
 Open access journal indexed with Index Medicus & ISI's SCI  
Users online: 1933  
Home | Subscribe | Feedback | Login 
About Latest Articles Back-Issues Articlesmenu-bullet Search Instructions Online Submission Subscribe Etcetera Contact
 ::   Next article
 ::   Previous article
 ::   Table of Contents

 ::   Similar in PUBMED
 ::  Search Pubmed for
 ::  Search in Google Scholar for
 ::   Citation Manager
 ::   Access Statistics
 ::   Reader Comments
 ::   Email Alert *
 ::   Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded0    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal


Year : 1979  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 15-21

Pattern of aerobic sputum bacteriology in respiratory tract infections and pneumonias in adults

Department of Chest Medicine, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Bombay 400012, India

Correspondence Address:
S R Kamat
Department of Chest Medicine, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Bombay 400012
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

PMID: 458738

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

A 4 year study on 93 pneumonias, 70 respiratory tract infec­tions and 20 normals for sputum bacteriology is reported. In controls, mainly Streptococcus pyogenes Staphylococcus and Branhamella catarrhalis were seen and frequently duplicated. In patients, there was a predominance of gram negative bacteria, mainly Enterobacter, Pseudomonas, Klebsiella species. There was some change in the individual frequency over these years, probably attributed to changes in the patterns of antibiotic usage in the general community.

[FULL TEXT] [PDF Not available]*

Print this article     Email this article

Online since 12th February '04
© 2004 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
Official Publication of the Staff Society of the Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow