Infectious Disease Compendium

Morganella

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.

Notes

Morganella le Fay was the pathogen that done in King Arthur.

Last update: 05/05/18