Microbial study for aerobic organisms from 100 cases of diabetic foot ulcers was carried out to determine the etiological agents and their antibiogram. Polymicrobial infection was observed in all the cases. The most frequently isolated aerobic organisms were Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antimicrobial sensitivity pattern of the isolates were done in which imepenem was found to be effective. Imipenem belongs to the ß lactam group of new generation antibiotics.
Key words: Diabetes, Imipenam, Foot ulcer.
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