Research for infection protection
Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa



Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped, facultative anaerobe in the family of Pseudomonadaceae.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections may lead to catheter-associated urinary tract infection, lower respiratory tract infection (ventilated patients), wound infection, or sepsis.

In hospitals, Pseudomonas aeruginosa plays a major role as nosocomial pathogen due to its frequency of occurrence and its multiple resistances. 

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.

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