Infectious Disease Compendium

Agrobacterium

Microbiology

Gram negative rod, A. radiobacter is most common cause of disease in humans.

Epidemiologic Risks

They are common in plants and cause plant tumors. If your patient is a vegetable, that doesn't count.

Syndromes

Most are vascular infections in immunoincompetent hosts.

Treatment

Variable susceptibility, third generation cephalosporins and their moral equivalent should suffice.

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