Pathogens
Providencia species

Providencia species

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'

Susceptibilities

General Information

Gram-negative bacilli of the Enterobacteriaceae family

  • GI flora, especially in hospitalized patients.
  • Infection usually in nosocomial setting.

Nosocomial infections:

  •  Pneumonia (HAP)
  •  UTI
  •  Wound infections
  •  Prosthetic device and line infections

May require contact precautions if highly resistant.