Definition

Pseudomonas stutzeri infections are conditions brought about by the bacterium Pseudomonas stutzeri. It is a Gram-negative, single polar-flagellated bacterium found in soil. A denitirifying kind of bacterium that can degrade carbon tetrachloride when used in bioremediation.

Diagnosis

Among the symptoms of P. stutzeri infections are fever, shaking, chills, vomiting and nausea. Infections may vary depending on the patient, but the most common area affected by the bacterium is the hipbone.

Treatment



Symptoms

Pseudomonas stutzeri infections may be a side effect of using the bacterium as treatment for serious diseases, since it is used to treat cancers and remove brain abscesses.

Causes