Infectious Disease Compendium

Cedecea

Microbiology

Gram negative rod, part of the Enterobacteriaceae. The name of this genus was derived from CDC.

Epidemiologic Risks

Bad luck in a poor host.

Syndromes

Rare bacteremias and a hodgepodge of case reports of a variety of infections.

Treatment

Often resistant to many antibiotics. Start with a third generation cephalosporin like ceftazadime (PubMed)

Notes

Last update: 05/05/18