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pseudomonas putida

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A bacteria in soil: Pseudomonas putida is a bacteria, and is a very common germ that lives in soil and freshwater environments all over the world. It plays a very importa ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
By having bad luck..: P. Putida is a very common germ that lives in soil and freshwater environments all over the world. Many types of bacteria are in soil. Sometimes, peop ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Antibiotics: You need antibiotics.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Pseudomonas: This is a gram-negative bacillus of gamma proteobacteria. They occur very commonly in water and some types of plant seeds, and for this reason, were ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Probiotics Use: There is no evidence that probiotics can prevent a pseudomonas infection.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
It may but...: It depends on the resistance profile of specific strain of klebsiella. Many strains acquired in the 'community' are very sensitive to almost all anti ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
By changing genes: This is not completely understood, but there is experimental evidence from animal experiments and such, that the pseudomonas grown in a low phosphate ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
MRSA: No, Gentamicin does not treat MRSA. Gent is used for "gram-negative" infections.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Common in the ICU: It is not common to get this infection in a normal host, that is someone who is healthy otherwise. This kind of pneumonia is fairly common in patient ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
It may: But you need to do sensitivity testing against the particular strain of organism isolated, and with the increasing frequency of resistance development ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: Pseudomonas can be transmitted differently - contact exposure, airborne. Also, it may live on some of us without causing any disease, but when local i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Plasmid/selection: Bacterial resistance is either transmitted between members by something called a plasmid, a small circle of dna that carries the resistance genes. Th ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe: Monobactams are drugs chemically similar to the penicillins. The only commercially available monobactam in the United States is a drug called aztreona ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Contagious: A staph infection can be localized to one area or spread over large portions of the skin. Mrsa is more common and means that certain antibiotics will ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
MRSA: Extremely.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
A bacteria: Staph aureus is a common skin bacteria. Some strains are resistant to penicillin type antibiotics. The lab uses methicillin to test staph bacteria f ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Group A strep: The classical cause of strep throat.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Streptomyces: Streptomyces aureofaciens is in the Streptomyces species of bacteria. It is using in making tetracycline antibiotics
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Cryptococcus neoformans is an encapsulated yeast that can live in both plants and animals.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can be: It can be deadly if not treated properly and it spreads in the blood stream and in immunocompromised patients as well.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: The fungus had previously affected only people with weakened immune systems. It is absorbed through the lungs and the symptoms of infection, which can ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Medicinal grade honey is used as a debriding and antibacterial treatment for necrotic and infected wounds. It has antibacterial properties active aga ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Yes and No: Cystic fibrosis is not contagious but pseudomonas infections are.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Totally different : Bacteria.

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