What are the physical findings characteristic of Enterobacter infections of the lower respiratory tract?

Updated: Jun 18, 2019
  • Author: Susan L Fraser, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Enterobacter lower respiratory tract infections can manifest identically to those caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae or other organisms. The physical examination findings may include the following:

  • Apprehension

  • High fever or hypothermia

  • Tachycardia

  • Hypoxemia

  • Tachypnea

  • Cyanosis


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