Providencia sp.

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'
See 'Additional Information'

General Information

Pathogen information

Gram-negative bacilli of the Enterobacteriaceae family

Epidemiology

  •  GI flora, especially in hospitalized patients.

  • Infection usually in nosocomial setting.

Associated syndromes

Nosocomial infections:

  • Pneumonia (HAP)

  • UTI

  •  Wound infections

  •  Prosthetic device and line infections

Additional Information

May require contact precautions if highly resistant