Pathogens
Enterobacter cloacae

Enterobacter cloacae

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'

Susceptibilities

General Information

Fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

GI flora, especially in hospitalized patients

Infection usually in nosocomial setting

Nosocomial infections: pneumonia (HAP), UTI, wound infections, prosthetic device and line infections

May require contact precautions if highly resistant