. Urinary tract infection- chronic, complicated Urinary tract infection and associated with indwelling catheter. . Wound infection of burn sites, pressure sores and ulcers.
.Septicaemia- “Ecthyma (haemorrhagic skin necrosis)
. Otitis externa- Malignant external ear infection in poorly treated diabetic patients. . Pneumonia- Infection of the lung in patients with cystic fibrosis. . Eye infection- Secondary to trauma or surgery.
Laboratory diagnosis: Specimen: pus, urine, sputum, blood, eye swabs, surface
Smear: Gram-negative rods Culture: .Obligate aerobe, grows readily on all routine media over wide range of temperature(5-42 OC). . Bluish-green pigmented large colonies with characteristic “fruity” odor on culture media. . Biochemical reaction: . Oxidase positive . Catalase positive . Citrate positive . Indole negative . Produce acid from carbohydrate by oxidation, not