Klebsiella oxytoca

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'
See 'Additional Information'

General Information

Pathogen information

Fermenting Gram-negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

Epidemiology

Normal GI flora

Associated syndromes

UTI, can cause nosocomial infections similar to Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Additional Information

May require contact precautions if highly resistant i.e. ESBL, carbapenem resistant.