Nasal and hand carriage of bacteria in different groups of persons in a teaching hospital in India

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  • Parthasarathi Ganguly
  • Mohammad Yunus
  • Asif-Uz- Zaman Khan
  • Abida Malik

Abstract

275 persons of different categories were studiedfor nasal and hand carnage of different pathogenic bacteria. Overall carriage rate was 54.5%. Doc­tors and paramedical staff had higher bacterial carriage rate in comparison to other groups. Though Staphylococcus aureus iwu the commonest or­ganism isolated from both nose and skin, earners of Escherichia coli. Pseudomonas and Klebsiella group ofgramnegative bacilli was also observed. Nasal carrier were commonest than dermal carriage

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Published

1995-09-30

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Ganguly P, Yunus M, Khan A-U-Z, Malik A. Nasal and hand carriage of bacteria in different groups of persons in a teaching hospital in India. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 1995 Sep. 30 [cited 2022 May 24];8(2,3):12-4. Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/25

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