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038.49: 038.4 septicemia due to other gram-negative organisms 038.49 other. ...Read more
My sputum culture had klebsiella oxytoca, had no symptoms my sputum was tested for something else. Now I have a cold, possible to get k.Pneumoniae?
In general, no!: K oxytoca is a strong pathogen, and may cause serious infections, among them, pneumonia. Although it colonizes the nasal passages, it's presence in the sputum can be a warning sign, but if you are healthy and have a normal immune status, it should not progress. Be vigilant for any sudden changes in your condition and seek a consultation if your "cold" worsens. ...Read more
I have a rash that won't go away my biopsy said psoriasis, culture said Klebsiella oxytoca ...it's def not ps. can kl cause a rash? Is been 1mth. Help
See a dermatologist: You need a skin specialist. Usually you do not need biopsy to diagnose psoriasis. Neither Benadryl (diphenhydramine) nor prednisone are appropriate treatments for psoriasis. Cultures from skin always grow something, so culture of this common bacteria means nothing without clinical correlation. ...Read more
Klebsiella oxytoca on scalp from 2 cultures along with enterobacter cloacae , was on antibodiac 6 months, derm said its ok?
Klebsiella Oxytoca and Enterobacter Cloacae found in scalp culture. Diagnosed a Folliculitis, what treatment would you suggest ? Thanks
Depends: Treatment will depend on several factors (and varies from no treatment to IV antibiotic therapy). 1. How severe is the scalp infection? 2. what are the antibiotic sensitivities to the bacteria? 3. Are there systemic symptoms (like fever, chills, malaise?). 4. Medication allergies? ...Read more
Urgent care - anus bump path report id'ed resistant enterococcus faecalis and klebsiella oxytoca. should i be isolated? couldn't get into my doc.
Girl treated 10 days ago IV abx then 7 days cipro (ciprofloxacin) (end 2days ago) 4 klebsiella oxytoca pneumonia, today complains of pain/burning on urination. Uti?
Gram neg bacilli: A member of the enterobacteriaceae family of bacteria. This family of bacteria are commonly referred to as enterics because they commonly inhabit the colon. Klebsiella cause infections of many organs. Some have become highly antibiotic resistant producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases and carbapenemases which can be exceedingly difficult to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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