Citrobacter sp


Routine Practices
Routine Practices

General Information

Pathogen information

Slowly fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family


GI flora, especially in hospitalized patients

Infection usually in nosocomial setting

Associated syndromes

Nosocomial infections

  • UTI

  • Wound infections

  • Pneumonia (HAP)

  • Prosthetic device and line infections

Additional Information

May require contact precautions if highly resistant