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  • antimicrobial agents
  • Other major risk factors of Enterobacter infection include prior use of antimicrobial agents, concomitant malignancy (especially hemopoietic and solid-organ malignancies), hepatobiliary disease, ulcers of the upper gastrointestinal tract, use of foreign devices such as intravenous catheters, and serious underlying conditions such as burns, mechanical ventilation, and immunosuppression. (medscape.com)
  • Enterobacter infections can necessitate prolonged hospitalization, multiple and varied imaging studies and laboratory tests, various surgical and nonsurgical procedures, and powerful and expensive antimicrobial agents. (medscape.com)
  • Medication
  • Enterobacter infections that are improving may warrant switch to an oral medication such as a quinolone or TMP-SMZ in accordance with sensitivity testing, when feasible. (medscape.com)
  • treatment
  • Third-generation cephalosporins are not indicated for the treatment of severe Enterobacter infections, perhaps with the notable exception of uncomplicated infections. (medscape.com)
  • We report a case of a 3-month-old Nigerian male child who developed two massive tension pneumatoceles while on treatment for postpneumonic empyema due to Enterobacter gergoviae pneumonia. (hindawi.com)
  • lower
  • Enterobacter lower respiratory tract infections can manifest identically to those caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae or other organisms. (medscape.com)
  • cause
  • To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report implicating Enterobacter gergoviae pneumonia as a cause of tension pneumatocele. (hindawi.com)
  • report
  • however, this is the first report of tension pneumatocele resulting from Enterobacter gergoviae pneumonia. (hindawi.com)
  • Tension Pneumatocele due to Enterobacter gergoviae Pneumonia: A Case Report," Case Reports in Medicine , vol. 2012, Article ID 808630, 3 pages, 2012. (hindawi.com)
  • Human
  • Enterobacter gergoviae is a relevant human pathogen, capable of causing complicated pneumonia with fatal outcome if not properly managed. (hindawi.com)