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Hashem A. Abu-Harirah1 , Audai Jamal Al Qudah2, Emad Daabes3, Kawther Faisal Amawi1 and Haitham Qaralleh4
1Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Zarqa University, Jordan.
2Laboratory Department, Jordan Islamic Hospital, Jordan.
3Laboratory Department, Israa Hospital, Jordan.
4Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Mutah University, Karak, Jordan.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2021;15(3):1348-1361 | Article Number: 6501 | © The Author(s). 2021
Received: 26/06/2020 | Accepted: 30/01/2021 | Published: 13/07/2021

Globally, multidrug-resistant bacteria affects wound infections, both hospital-acquired infections and community-acquired infections. The main isolates cultured from 607 subjects with wound infections were methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Acinetobacter spp. [multidrug resistant (MDR)]. Gram-negative bacteria caused most of the infections (67%) compared with gram-positive bacteria. Diabetic patients tend to have wound infections with mixed causative agents compared with non-diabetic patients.


wounds, skin, diabetic, multidrug, mixed infection

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