Pathogens
Serratia marcescens

Serratia marcescens

Susceptibilities

General Information

  • Piperacillin-tazobactam (uncomplicated infections)
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Meropenem
  • Aminoglycosides
  • TMP/SMX

Fermenting gram-negative rod, of the Enterobacterales family

  • Environmental organism, can colonize humans

  • Infection usually in nosocomial setting

Nosocomial infections:

  • Pneumonia (HAP)
  • UTI
  • Wound infections
  • Bloodstream infections
  • Prosthetic device and line infections