Background: Use of contraceptives has been reported in some studies to predispose to urinary tract infection (UTI). This study aimed
to determine the frequency of UTI among women using contraceptive attending Khartoum hospitals during August, 2013, Khartoum
Methods: This was descriptive cross sectional study in which consenting adult females who using contraceptives with symptoms and
signs of UTI. 101 urine samples were tested by semi-quantitative culture on chromogenic agar plate. A significant bacterial count was
taken and examined to identify pathogens according to the colour in chromogenic agar.
Results: The frequency of UTI among study group was 20. 8% (n=20). The contraceptives used were pills 36.6%, condom5.9%
Depoe proverb shot 20.8%, intra uterine devices 17.8% and Implanon 18.8% most common frequent isolated organism were
Escherichia coli 5 .9 %, and Candida albicans about 5 .9 %.
Conclusion: In the present study about 80% of contraceptives user had no UTI.