Pathogens
Klebsiella pneumoniae

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Precautions

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General Information

Fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

  • UTI
  • Pneumonia
  • Liver abscesses
  •  Intra-abdominal and biliary infection
  •  Prosthetic material and vascular catheter infection

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