Pathogens
Klebsiella oxytoca

Klebsiella oxytoca

Precautions

Routine Practices

General Information

Fermenting gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family

Normal GI flora

  •  UTI
  •  Can cause nosocomial infections similar to Klebsiella pneumoniae.
  • There is evidence that this organism may cause colitis associated with antimicrobial use.