Tayyaba Ijaz

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OBJECTIVE The study was conducted to isolate and determine the antibiotic resistance in E. coli from urinary tract infections in a tertiary care hospital, Lahore. METHODS Urine samples (n=500) were collected from patients with signs and symptoms of Urinary tract infections. Bacteria were isolated and identified by conventional biochemical profile.(More)
The current study was designed to investigate the seroprevalence of hepatitis C in blood donors and also to find out the risk factors associated with its occurrence. An analytical cross sectional study was conducted at blood banks of various public and private hospitals of Lahore during the year 2009. A total of 245 blood donors were selected through(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among healthcare workers (HCWs) compared with non-HCWs at Duhok city, Kurdistan Region, northern Iraq. METHODS A total of 182 HCWs with different occupations and working in different hospital units as well as 198(More)
Background: Otitis media and otitis externa are common otological manifestations in all generations especially in children. There is lack of accurate identification of the causative agent and thus poor diagnosis for such infections. Therefore, it leads to permanent anatomical disabilities including poor speech and defects in balancing and hearing. The study(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the susceptibility pattern of S. aureus and enterococci to teicoplanin using an in vitro method. METHODS Between February and November 2011, valid bacteriological samples were collected at three hospitals in three cities in Pakistan and the organism was isolated. Only samples containing S. aureus or enterococci were tested for their(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatitis C is a very common blood-borne disease of liver caused by Hepatitis C Virus and about two third of these patients will ultimately end up having liver cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma. This study was carried out to determine the sociodemographic status of the hepatitis C infected patients visiting tertiary care hospitals in Lahore,(More)
Aim: To investigate the most common as well as least common, unidentified risk factors contributing major part in HCV transmission. Method: A case control study comprising 50 cases and 100 controls was conducted during May, 2011 to August, 2011.Informed consent. Informed consent was taken from all of the participants. Fifty cases and hundred controls were(More)
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