Citrobacter freundii

Citrobacter freundii


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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)
  • Prosthetic device and line infections

No specific recommendations from IPAC at time of monograph update