Habitat and Morphology of Klebsiella pneumoniae

Habitat and Morphology of Klebsiella pneumoniae

Habitat of Klebsiella pneumoniae They are found in mouth, skin and intestinal tract of human beings. They are also found in soil, water and sewage. Also found in bowel and respiratory tract of humans and animals. Found in the hands of hospital personnel. They are responsible for community and hospital acquired infections. People requiring equipment’s such as catheters and ventilators are at high risk. Morphology of Klebsiella pneumoniae They are also called as Friedlander’s bacillus. They are gram -ve rod shaped bacteria. … Read more