NORMAL AEROBIC BACTERIAL FLORA OF THROAT IN THE POPULATION OF DHAKA CITY

1510 normal individuals of different age, sex and socio.economic conditions were studied to find out the bacterial flora of throat. Twelve different microorganisms were isolated. Strept. viridans and N. catarrhalis were found
to be present in all individuals. Pathogenic organisms were found to be harboured by normal individuals, Strept. pyogenes being most common (19.3%) followed by Staph aureus (10.3%) and Esch, coli (8.8%). Other organisms were Staph. albus (2.5%). D. pneumoniae (l.l%) Diphtheroids (9.3%) C. diph…

 

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