Pathogens
Providencia species

Providencia species

Susceptibilities

General Information

  • Meropenem

  • Fluoroquinolones

  • TMP/SMX

  • Aminoglycosides

  • Fosfomycin (cystitis only)

Gram-negative bacilli, of the Enterobacterales family

Normal GI flora; also found in soil, water and sewage

Nosocomial infections:

  • Gastroenteritis
  • UTIs
  • Bloodstream infections
  • Prosthetic device and line infections