Klebsiella oxytoca

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General Information

Pathogen information

Gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

Epidemiology

Normal GI flora

Associated syndromes

In healthy hosts, can cause:

  • UTI

  • Pneumonia (Friedlanders disease)

  • Liver abscesses

Nosocomial infection:

  • UTI

  • ¬†Pneumonia

  • ¬†Intra-abdominal and biliary infection

  • ¬†Prosthetic material and vascular catheter infection