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Citrobacter freundii

Test Code: 203098
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Clinical Utility

This assay is only available as part of a panel and cannot be ordered individually.

Citrobacter freundii is an aerobic gram-negative bacterium, found in the environment (soil, water, sewage), food, and the intestinal tracts of animals and humans. Debilitated, aged (≥ 65years) or immunocompromised patients are most at risk for skin and soft tissues infection, including surgical site infections. C. freundii is resistant to many antimicrobial agents, including ampicillin and carbenicillin.

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