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Propionibacterium acnes

Propionibacterium acnes

Precautions

Standard Precautions

Susceptibilities

General Information

Anaerobic, slow-growing gram-positive bacillus.

Skin commensal, associated with acne.

Hardware/foreign body infections:

  • Prosthetic joint infections
  • Prosthetic valve endocarditis
  • Infection of pacemaker/ICD
  • CNS device (i.e. VP shunt) - nosocomial meningitis