Pathogens
Citrobacter freundii

Citrobacter freundii

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)
  • Blood stream infections
  • Intra-abdominal infections
  •  Prosthetic device and line infections

May require contact precautions if highly resistant.