Enterobacteriaceae family

Precautions

Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

This family of organisms includes the genera:

  • Citrobacter

  • Enterobacter

  • Escherichia (E. coli)

  • Klebsiella

  • Morganella

  • Proteus

  • Providencia

  • Serratia

  • Salmonella

  • Shigella

  • Yersinia and more

Epidemiology

Many are GI flora; epidemiology is genera and species specific

Associated syndromes

See individual organisms