What causes Citrobacter Freundii?
Consequently, how is Citrobacter Freundii transmitted?
MODE OF TRANSMISSION: Citrobacter may be spread by direct contact with hospital staff members, mother to child transmission or through ingestion of environmental sources (fecal-oral route) but person-to-person transmission is more prevalent 7, 11.
Subsequently, question is, how serious is Citrobacter Freundii? koseri has been associated with cases of neonatal meningitis and brain abscess and C. freundii with gastroenteritis, neonatal meningitis, and septicemia.  It is known to cause health care associated infections of the urinary tract, respiratory tract, blood, and other normally sterile sites in the body.
Then, where is Citrobacter Freundii normally found?
freundii cells generally have several flagella used for locomotion, but some do not and are non-motile. C. freundii is a soil organism, but can also be found in water, sewage, food and in the intestinal tracts of animals and humans. The genus Citrobacter was discovered in 1932 by Werkman and Gillen.
How do you get rid of Citrobacter Freundii?
Citrobacter freundii infection is usually treated with antibiotics like fluoroquinolones, carbapenems and cephalosporins. The treatment plan depends up on the vulnerability of the microbe to the antibiotics and the site of the infection.