Short description
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a bacterium often causing hospital-acquired infections and being resistant against many antibiotics.

Detailed description

These bacteria live in humid environments and are an important hospital pathogen and food contaminant. In hospitals they cause, for example, wound infections, infections of the urinary tract, pulmonary infections and sepsis. People with a weakened immune system are especially susceptible. Most strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa have natural resistances against many antibiotics.