International Journal of Applied Biology and Forensics

Isolation and Characterization of Burkholderia cepacia from Respiratory Infections

Isolation and Characterization of Burkholderia cepacia from Respiratory Infections

Rima Hasan

Department of Community Health, Technical Institute Samawa, Iraq

Correspondence: rimahasan2016@gmail.com

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Abstract

Present study aimed to study prevalence of B. cepacia in respiratory infection patients, 50 sputum samples were collected from respiratory infection patients were admitted to Al-Hussein training hospital, cultured specimen directly on blood agar then sub cultured on MacConkey agar, bacteria tested biochemically and with antibiotic sensitive test. Results showed 4 samples positive for culture with B. cepacia also isolates showed sensitive force fataxime 100% and resistant 100% for tetracycline.

Keywords: B. cepacia, Cefataxime, Tetracycline. Respiratory Infection, Sputum

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