Citrobacter freundii


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General Information

Pathogen information

Slowly fermenting gram negative rod of the Enterobacteriaceae family


GI flora, especially in hospitalized patients.

Infection usually in nosocomial setting.

Associated syndromes

Nosocomial infections:

  •  UTI

  •  Wound infections

  •  Pneumonia (HAP)

  •  Prosthetic device and line infections

Additional Information

May require contact precautions if highly resistant.