Proteus vulgaris

Precautions

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General Information

Gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family.

Is often and AmpC producing organisms.

Produces class A cephalosporinase, a type of beta-lactamase.

Most commonly UTI, but also causes other nosocomial infections.

May require contact precautions if highly resistant organism

Gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

Is often and AmpC organism

Produced class A cephalosporinase, a type of beta-lactamase.

Proteus vulgaris species is more resistant to antimicrobials than Proteus mirabilis.

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