Bacterial Strain Sections
|Empiric drug regimens listed for the various bacterial strains are for ADULT patients with normal renal function. Review the relevant package insert for additional prescribing information.|
- Large family of Gram-negative bacteria that includes many of the more familiar pathogens, such as Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Yersinia pestis, Klebsiella and Shigella, Proteus, Enterobacter, Serratia, and Citrobacter.
- -Several are present in the human intestinal tract (normal part of the gut flora).
- -Facultative anaerobes. Most also reduce nitrate to nitrite.
- -Many have multiple flagella (however, a few species are nonmotile).
- -Non-spore forming.
- -Variable catalase reactions among the species.
- -Some strains produce highly toxic endotoxins
Enterobacteriaceae (Gram Negative Bacilli)
1] Citrobacter koseri
2] Citrobacter freundii
1] Enterobacter cloacae,
2] Enterobacter aerogenes)
1] Klebsiella ozaenae
2] Klebsiella pneumoniae
3] Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis
1] (Morganella morganii)
1] Proteus mirabilis
2] Proteus vulgaris
2] Providencia stuartii
1] Salmonella enteritidis
2] Salmonella typhi
1] Shigella dysenteriae (serogroup A)
2] Shigella flexneri
3] Shigella boydii
4] Shigella sonnei
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