Which infectious agents are commonly isolated in pressure injuries (pressure ulcers)?

Updated: Mar 26, 2020
  • Author: Christian N Kirman, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Answer

The organisms most commonly isolated from pressure ulcers are as follows:

  • Proteus mirabilis
  • Group D streptococci
  • Escherichia coli
  • Staphylococcus
  • Pseudomonas
  • Corynebacterium

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