Proteus vulgaris

Precautions

Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

Gram negative bacillus that has potential to produce "broad-spectrum" beta-lactamases that can hydrolyze penicillins and cephalosporins.

Epidemiology

Gram negative bacillus that has potential to produce "broad-spectrum" beta-lactamases that can hydrolyze penicillins and cephalosporins.

Associated syndromes

Nosocomial infections, including urinary tract infection, wound infection, line-associated bloodstream infection and hospital acquired pneumonia.