Infectious Disease Compendium

Pseudomonas luteola (Chryseomonas)

Microbiology

A gram negative rod includes P. luteola. Makes dry, yellow, wrinkled colonies, which is what I increasingly look like.

Epidemiologic Risks

Poor (immunologic, not financial) hosts. Found in soil and water.

Syndromes

Bacteremia and device infection. The usual case report hodgepodge.

Treatment

Can be resistant to most antibiotics.

Notes

Last update: 05/05/18