Aerobic non-fermenting Gram-negative bacillus
Naturally found in the aqueous and soil environments. Occasionally colonizes the oral mucosa, skin, and gastrointestinal tract of healthy individuals (usually < 10%), with increasing rates associated with hospitalization and administration of antimicrobials.
Global distribution. Transmission occurs through contact with contaminated environments, and rarely with injection (e.g. drug use) and through person-to-person spread.
Community-acquired infections including:
Nosocomial infections including: