Pathogens
Providencia sp.

Providencia sp.

Precautions

See 'Additional Information'

Susceptibilities

General Information

Gram-negative bacilli 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