Bacteriological Profile of Tracheal Aspirates of the Patients Attending a Neuro-hospital of Nepal

@inproceedings{Koirala2010BacteriologicalPO,
  title={Bacteriological Profile of Tracheal Aspirates of the Patients Attending a Neuro-hospital of Nepal},
  author={Pratirodh Koirala and Dwij Raj Bhatta and Prakash Ghimire and Bharat Mani Pokhrel and Upendra Prasad Devkota},
  year={2010}
}
The tracheostomized patients are colonized mostly by gram negative bacteria which lead to either tracheobronchitis or bronchopneumonia. This study was conducted to isolate and identify the potential pathogen causing post tracheostomy infection. A cross-sectional study was conducted during April 2008 to February 2009 based at Neuro Center, Kathmandu. Tracheal aspirates of 50 patients having fever more than 38C were collected and analyzed for bacterial content. Out of the 50 cases, 45(90%) cases… CONTINUE READING
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