Pseudomonas

Sites

  • Lung
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Bacteremia in patients w/neutropenia, abdominal/pelvic abscesses, wound infection in patients w/DM
  • Wound and urinary infections hospitalized/compromised pts
  • Otitis externa in patients w/DM

Etiology

  • Gram negative rod

Risk Factors

  • Brochiectasis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • DM
  • Chemotherapy w/neutropenia
  • Chronic illness or otherwise compromised host

Symptoms

  • Based on site infxn