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Can you explain how serious my enterobacter aerogenes infection is? my throat culture came back positive for this bacteria.

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Serious enough: to require antibiotic therapy. This is generally a gastrointestinal bacteria and can be transmitted by any contact with GI or rectal bacteria; however, often affects, skin, soft tissue and urinary tract.Careful hand washing is mandatory.

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Last updated Nov 20, 2017

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