II. Pathophysiology

  1. Gram Negative Rod
  2. Acquired via Laceration
  3. Occurs while fresh water swimming lakes, rivers, soil

III. Management

  1. Gentamicin
  2. Chloramphenicol
  3. Bactrim
  4. Ciprofloxacin
  5. Aztreonam

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Ontology: Aeromonas hydrophila (C0085491)

Definition (NCI) A species of aerobic or anaerobic, Gram negative, rod shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum Proteobacteria. This bacteria is motile by polar flagella, oxidase positive, produces Aerolysin Cytotoxic Enterotoxin, hydrolyzes esculin and is beta hemolytic. A. hydrophila is found in freshwater and marine environments and is pathogenic to fish, amphibians, and mammals.
Definition (NCI_CDISC) Any bacterial organism that can be assigned to the species Aeromonas hydrophila.
Definition (MSH) A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that may be pathogenic for frogs, fish, and mammals, including man. In humans, cellulitis and diarrhea can result from infection with this organism.
Concepts Bacterium (T007)
MSH D016980
SnomedCT 85823000
Swedish Aeromonas hydrophila
Czech Aeromonas hydrophila
Finnish Aeromonas hydrophila
English Aeromonas hydrophila, aeromonas hydrophila, aeromona hydrophila, Aeromonas dourgesi, Aeromonas liquefaciens, Bacillus hydrophilus fuscus, Bacterium hydrophilum, Proteus hydrophilus, Proteus ichthyosmius, Aeromonas hydrophila (Chester 1901) Stanier 1943 (Approved Lists 180) emend. Beaz-Hidalgo et al. 2013, AEROMONAS HYDROPHILA GROUP, AEROMONAS HYDROPHILA, Pseudomonas hydrophila, Aeromonas hydrophila (organism)
Polish Aeromonas hydrophila
Norwegian Aeromonas hydrophila
Spanish Aeromonas hydrophila (organismo), Aeromonas hydrophila
French Aeromonas hydrophila
German Aeromonas hydrophila
Italian Aeromonas hydrophila
Dutch Aeromonas hydrophila
Portuguese Aeromonas hydrophila