Pathogens
Enterobacter cloacae complex

Enterobacter cloacae complex

Precautions

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General Information

Fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

GI flora, especially in hospitalized patients.

Infection usually in nosocomial setting.

  • UTI
  • Wound infections
  • Pneumonia (HAP)
  • Prosthetic device and line infections
  • Intra-abdominal infections
  • Bacteremia

May require contact precautions if highly resistant.