Enterobacter aerogenes

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'
See 'Additional Information'

General Information

Pathogen information

Fermenting Gram-negative bacillus, 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.