Measurement of air contamination in different wards of public sector hospital, Sukkur
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Faculty of Business Administration (FBA)
Department of Marketing
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Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Active sampling, Air contamination, Airborne bacteria, Antibiotic sensitivity, Passive sampling
Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutics | Other Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health | Pharmacology, Toxicology and Environmental Health | Toxicology
The aim of this study was to evaluate and assess the index of bacterial contamination in different wards of the Public Sector Hospital of Sukkur (Teaching) Pakistan; whether or not the air contamination was statistically different from the acceptable level using active and passive sampling. In addition to this main hypothesis, other investigations included: occurrence of the most common bacteria, whether or not the bacterial contamination in the wards was a persistent problem and identification of the effective antibiotics against the identified bacteria. The evidence sought based on the One Sample T test suggests that there is a (statistically) significant difference between the observed (higher) than the acceptance level (p0.01) and the result of antibiotic susceptibility test highlights sensitivity and resistance level of antibiotics for the identified bacteria.
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Memon, B. A., Bhutto, G. H., & Rizvi, W. H. (2016). Measurement of air contamination in different wards of public sector hospital, Sukkur. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 29 (6), 2015-2021. Retrieved from https://ir.iba.edu.pk/faculty-research-articles/22