Re evaluation Of The Activity Of Some Antibacterial Drugs Against Clinical Isolates Of Staphylococcus Aureus In Al_Najaf Al_Ashref Governorate


Background: Staphylococcus aurous one of the most common pathogen that cause a wide range of infectionstarted by simple skin infection and end by septicemias and high possibility of death .The study aimed to: present study try to evaluate the sensitivity and resistance pattern of staphylococcusaureus against Gentamycin, Cotrimethoprim, Amoxicillin and Cefalexin .Methods: A 55 isolates of staphylococcus aureus obtained from urine, pleural fluid, joint aspiration, ear, skin,and pus, of indoor and outdoor patient in AL-SADER teaching hospital, AL-NAJAF AL-ASHREF, IRAQ.From a period extended between 9-1-2009---- 8-3-2010.And each isolate was tested for these 4 antibacterialdrug .Results: and results showed that Gentamycin has the highest percentage of sensitivity by staphylococcusaureus (34.83%) while Amoxicillin showed the highest percentage of resistance by staphylococcus aureus (30%).Conclusion: Gentamycin was the drug of choice in treatment of staphylococcus aureus infection in al-najaf alashref.Recommendation: we recommend further evaluation about antibacterial sensitivity together with college ofmedicine.