Burkholderia spp.

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

General Information

Carbapenems (meropenem) -ABX approval required Susceptibilities highly variable. ID consult recommended for multi-drug resistant infections

Minocycline, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, ceftazidime, fluoroquinolones

Non-fermenting aerobic Gram negative rod

Patient's predisposed to infections with B. cepacia complex include those with cystic fibrosis, chronic lung disease, chronic granulomatous disease, sicke cell disease, burn patients, and oncology patients.

Nococomal pneumonia (including VAP) Cystic fibrosis exacerbation Bacteremia Burns and wound-related sepsis

Infectious Disease consultation recommended to assist in evaluation/management and infection control measures.

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