Tuberc Respir Dis > Volume 22(3); 1975 > Article
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 1975;22(3):127-133.
DOI:    Published online September 1, 1975.
A Study on the Microbiological Examination of the Sputum in Patients with Respiratory infections Diseases
Jung Hee Lee, Doo Yung Hur, Jong In Park, Sueng Chull Park, Ko Chang Chang, Chong Suhl Kim
Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
객담의 세균배양 및 항생제감수성 검사결과에 대한 고찰
이정희, 허두영, 박종인, 박승철, 장고창, 김종설
Bacterial cultures of the sputum obtained from 487 patients with respiratory tract infections revealed positive cultures in 217 cases. Of 217 positive cultures, the different strains of bacteria and bacterial sensitivity to antibiotics are evaluated. 1) Of 217 positive cultures, the following stains of bacteria are identified : staphylococci ;n 85 cases(39.2%) , streptococci in 58 cases(26. 7%) , pneumococci in 52 cases(24. 0% ) and Gram negative organisms in 22 cases (1 0. 1 %). 2) The most sensitive antibiotics to staphylococci, streptococci, pneumococci and E . coli are cefazolin, penicillin, penicillin, and kanamycin respectively.

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