Non-fermenting, aerobic gram-negative bacillus.
Ubiquitous, water-associated pathogen, easily selected for by the administration of non-antipseudomonal antimicrobials.
Common in hospital environment.
May be a colonizer of diseased airways and other sites.
Important pathogen of generally nosocomial infections including:
May require contact +/- droplet precautions if highly resistant.
Use multiplex PCR, gene sequencing to identify resistance mechanisms.