Title

Pseudomonas aeruginosa: an uncommon cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in an immunocompetent ambulatory adult

Affiliations

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Abstract

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic Gram-negative pathogen known to cause enterocolitis in children, amongst other types of infections. Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been widely reported as a cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in adult immunocompromised hosts. We present an 81-year-old previously healthy female as the first reported case of Pseudomonas aeruginosa antibiotic-associated diarrhea in an immunocompetent host in the United States.

Document Type

Article

PubMed ID

32934852

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