Pathogens
Elizabethkingia meningoseptica

Elizabethkingia meningoseptica

Susceptibilities

General Information

  • Piperacillin-tazobactam

  • Ciprofloxacin

  • Minocycline

  • TMP/SMX

Gram negative bacilli

  • Nosocomial pathogen

  • Ubiquitous in the environment

In premature newborns:

  • Meningitis

In immunocompromised adults:

  • Nosocomial pneumonia
  • Endocarditis
  • Meningitis
  • Bacteremia

Formerly Flavobacterium, then Chryseobacterium, meningosepticum