Enterobacter aerogenes

Enterobacter aerogenes

General Information

Enterobacter aerogenes is also known as Klebsiella aerogenes

Fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

Previously knowns as Enterobacter aerogenes

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.