African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 95

Full Length Research Paper

Bacterial identification and drug susceptibility pattern of urinary tract infection in pregnant Women at Karamara Hospital Jigjiga, Eastern Ethiopia

Adugna Negussie
  • Adugna Negussie
  • School of Medicine, Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology Unit, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Jigjiga University, P. O. Box 1020, Jigjiga, Ethiopia.
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Getenet Worku
  • Getenet Worku
  • School of Medicine, Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology Unit, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Jigjiga University, P. O. Box 1020, Jigjiga, Ethiopia.
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Ermiyas Beyene
  • Ermiyas Beyene
  • School of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Jigjiga University, P. O. Box 1020, Jigjiga, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 29 November 2017
  •  Accepted: 30 March 2018
  •  Published: 31 July 2018

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