Infectious Disease Compendium

Morganella morganii

Microbiology

A gram negative aerobic rod, it includes M. morganii subsp. morganii, M. morganii subsp. sibonii.

Epidemiologic Risks

Part of the Enterobacteriaceae.

Syndromes

UTI and other nosocomial and nursing home infections.

Treatment

Treat like you would E. coli with aminoglycosides, carbapenems, quinolones and third generation cephalosporins.

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