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Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Test Code: 204498
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Clinical and Procedure
Clinical Utility

This assay is only available as part of a panel and cannot be ordered individually. 

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a gram-negative aerobic bacterium found in soil and water. P. aeruginosa is the most common pathogen isolated from patients who have been hospitalized longer than 1 week—making it a frequent cause of severe hospital-acquired infections.  It is resistant to multiple antibiotics and associated with a high mortality rate in the immunocompromised population. 

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