These pathogens are found everywhere in nature, soil, plants, water, plants, and animals including humans. It can be found in jacuzzi-type environments, poorly chlorinated swimming pool, sinks, and toilets. It has also become very common in hospitals especially for those who are on a ventilator or have been catheterized.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is now an important source of infection, especially in immunocompromised patients.
It is a common cause of infections such as pneumonia, bacteremia and urinary tract infections.
P. aeruginosa has natural resistance to a range of antibiotics and can be additionally resistant following failed treatment. Every effort must be made to get cultures, and the initial antibiotic used should be reviewed when the culture results arrive.
Antibiotics that may be active against P. aeruginosa include:
Pseudomonal infections are complicated and can be life threatening, often resistant to treatment, requiring two or more antibiotics, often intravenously.
Pseudomonas can destroy your fertility and create serious health problems with Prostatitis and PID.
Watch for a good BASIC understanding of Pseudomonas
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