Infections Caused by Gram-Negative PSEUDOMONAS SPECIES diagnosis Treatment Signs and symptom

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  • GramNegative PSEUDOMONAS SPECIES with diagnosis Treatment Signs and symptoms

INFECTIONS DUE TO PSEUDOMONAS SPECIES

GramNegative Losing the crystal violet stain and taking the color of the red counterstain in Gram’s method of staining, a primary characteristic of certain microorganisms

 

INFECTIONS DUE TO PSEUDOMONAS 2
Bacterial Infections Caused byGramNegative PSEUDOMONAS SPECIES
  • PSEUDOMONAS SPECIES gram-negative, aerobic, motile bacilli with polar flagella.
  • Most are saprophytic, living in soil and decomposing organic matter.
  • Some produce blue and yellow pigments.
  • Pseudomonas infect the wounds created in diabetes and other open wounds,
  • Pseudomonas is the most common bacteria present in maximum infections, in general, it infect the wound’s created by surgical , or traumatic injury or any open wound made by anything.
  • Pseudomonas species are Gram-negative free-living opportunistic pathogens. The commonest human pathogen in this group is P. aeruginosa.
P. aeruginosa infects , dermatitis, surgical wounds,  sites, cancer lesions
  • It produces blue-green pigment pyocyanin which helps to identify the organism.
  • P. aeruginosa infects burns, dermatitis, surgical wounds, catheter sites, cancer lesions, diabetic le­sions etc.

 

Pseudomonasaeruginosa :

  • A species that produces a distinctive blue-green pigment, grows readily in water, and may cause life-threatening infections in humans,  urinary tract infections, including nosocomial pneumonia,and sepsis.
  • It may also cause malignant otitis externa, folliculitis,  and skin infections in patients who have suffered burns.

 

GramNegative PSEUDOMONAS SPECIES
 

Treatment of PSEUDOMONAS SPECIES

  • in Pseudomonas treatment we have to use broad spectrum antibiotics,
  • Piperacillin / Tazobactam,
  • Ticarcillin / Clavulanate,
  • Ceftazidime,
  • Cefoperazone,
  • Cefipime,
  • Imipenem,
  • Gentamycin,
  • Amikacin,
  • Ciprofloxacin,
  • Levofloxacin.
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