Klebsiella aerogenes

Precautions

Routine Practices
Routine Practices

General Information

Pathogen information

Fermenting gram negative rod, 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