Morganella morganii

Morganella morganii


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General Information

Non-fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family.

GI flora, especially in hospitalized patients.

Infection usually in nosocomial setting.

Nosocomial infections, especially UTI and wound infections.

May require contact precautions if highly resistant.

Resistance may develop during therapy if treated with cephalosporins or beta-lactam/beta-lactamase inhibitors, even if susceptible in vitro. Piperacillin-tazobactam should only be considered for these pathogens in limited clinical scenarios if susceptibility confirmed; contact a medical-microbiologist for more information