Complicated Pediculosis in Occurrence of Bacterial Skin Infection

Dr. Ali M.Affat --- Dr. Mahdi M.Thweni --- Dr. Dhafir A.Farhan

Thi-Qar Medical Journal مجلة ذي قار الطبية
ISSN: 19929218 Year: 2008 Volume: 2 Issue: 1 Pages: 86-89
Publisher: Thi-Qar University جامعة ذي قار


ABSTRACT:Total of (66) patient infested by external parasite or mites (pediculus captis ware studied for occurrence of bacterial skin infection) females ware more infection than males ,females ware (54) cases, while male are (12) of total infection Swabs cultured from these cases on blood agar , mannitol salt agar ,confirmed by biochemical test, show, that Staphylococcus aureus (81.18%), Staphylococcus epidermidis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (4.54%) , also mixed infection Staph. aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (9.09%).Drug sensitivity test revealed that all isolates sensitive to dicloxacillin , rifambine , ciprofolxacillin ,(cephalexin and gentamicin) , while acombination two antibiotics with the same time are appeared highly sensitive and effective against this infection , also Pseudomonas aeruginosa sensitive to aminoglycosides, polymyxin and pencillin.