The Urinary tract system plays amajor role in removing wastes from the body. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common microbial diseases encountered in medical practice affecting people of all ages. UTI can be roughly classified based on anatomy as upper UTI and lower UTI. UTI can be symptomatic or asymptomatic.Patients not clinically diagnosed as having UTI were involved in this study. They were made up of (25) males and (25) females of between 15-70 years old,and fifty (50) were as control population.
The results showed that 38 sample (about 76 %) were significant pyuria (pus cells of 4 cell/ hpf) while 12 sample (about 24%) showed insignificant pyuria (pus cells of 1-3 cells/ hpf). Uropathogens were isolated from 45 samples (male & female). The frequency of isolated organisms was as following E. coli (60 %); Enterobacter (20 %); NLF (13.33 %) and Klebsiella (6.66 %).
A higher incidence of bacteriuria was also recorded in female diabetics (40%) than in male diabetic (32%).