Citrobacter sp

Precautions

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General Information

Slowly fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

GI flora, especially in hospitalized patients

Infection usually in nosocomial setting

Nosocomial infections

  • UTI

  • Wound infections

  • Pneumonia (HAP)

  • Prosthetic device and line infections

May require contact precautions if highly resistant