Achromobacter xylosoxidans

Achromobacter xylosoxidans


General Information

TMP/SMX or Piperacillin/tazobactam

  • Use susceptibility results to guide treatment

Meropenem Ceftazidime

Salvage Eravacycline (not for UTIs) Cefiderocol

Gram negative bacilli, Non lactose-fermenting (lactose negative) and oxidase positive

  • Found widely in the environment, including soil and water including fresh and brackish
  • May be a component of normal GI flora
  • Known to be associated with biofilm formation and found in humidifiers and well water
  • Bacteremia
  • Pneumonia (most commonly in cystic fibrosis)
  • Wound infection/SSTI