Table 5: Bacterial species isolated in antenatal women with lower abdominal pain.


Bacterial species Number of isolates N = 40 (total number of bacterial culture positives) % of the total

E. coli 16 40.0%
Klebsiella spp. 5 12.5%
Enterobacter spp. 4 10.0%
Proteus spp. 4 10.0%
Citrobacter spp. 1 2.5%
Staph. spp. 10 25.0%