Citrobacter freundii

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

Fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family.

An AmpC organism.

Epidemiology

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