Klebsiella pneumoniae

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'

General Information

Fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

  • UTI

  • Pneumonia

  • Liver abscesses

  •  Intra-abdominal and biliary infection

  •  Prosthetic material and vascular catheter infection

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