Pathogens
Klebsiella oxytoca

Klebsiella oxytoca

Precautions

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General Information

Fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

Normal GI flora

  •  UTI
  •  Can cause nosocomial infections similar to Klebsiella pneumoniae.

May require contact precautions if highly resistant i.e. ESBL, carbapenem resistant