Pathogens
Enterobacter aerogenes

Enterobacter aerogenes

General Information

Enterobacter aerogenes is also known as Klebsiella aerogenes

Fermenting gram negative rod, 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