• EFFECT OF SYZYGIUM AROMATICUM FLOWER BUDS OIL AGAINST AEROBIC BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM DIABETIC FOOT INFECTION

K. GUNASEKARAN, T. KOKILAN, A. HEMALATHA, DR. K. UMASANKAR*

Abstract


Microbiology study in Diabetes mellitus is a multifactorial, multisystemic endocrine disorder characterized by persistent hyperglycemia resulting from the defects in insulin secretion in ß cells of pancreas and desensitization of insulin receptors for insulin. Diabetic foot infections are infections that can develop in the skin, muscles or bones of the foot as a result of nerve damage and poor circulation that is associated with diabetes. Diabetes mellitus is a disorder that primarily affects the microvascular circulation. Collection of sample diabetic patients included in this study was of age group (35-45).Commercial Syzygium aromaticum flower buds oil was bought from Aroma product Pvt. Ltd, Chennai in Tamil nadu. The foot sample of both sexes were collected from government hospitals in kanchipuram, a sterile swab was used for collecting sample from  diabetic patients  study  in sample processing, Microscopic examination, Antibiotic sensitivity test, Statistical analysis, the samples were processed according to the standard microbiological techniques the aerobic organisms were isolate from pus culture statistical analysis was done. Staphylococcus aureus was the predominant organism among the isolation the gram negative organism Pseudomonas aeruginosa was predominant other organism included in our study was Escherichia coli and Proteus mirabilis.


Keywords


Diabetic foot infection, Microscopic examination, Sample processing, Syzygium aromaticum flower buds oil. Antibiotic sensitivity test.

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