Infectious Disease Compendium

Roseomonas

Microbiology

Fat pink aerobic (I resist the obvious comparison to a TV personality. So good of me.) gram negative rods and includes R. cervicalis, R. fauriae, R. gilardii.

Epidemiologic Risks

Syndromes

A variety of community acquired illnesses including pneumonia.

Treatment

Imipenem OR aminoglycosides OR tetracycline OR quinolones.

Notes

Resistant to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, penicillins (except penicillin/beta-lactamase inhibitors) and cephalosporins.