Gram Negative Bacilli
You receive a urine culture report from the laboratory on a 45 year old patient who is a quadriplegic with an indwelling urinary tract catheter. The urine culture is growing >100,000 oxidase positive gram negative bacilli. The most likely organism is:
a. The patient is having significant bacteriuria.
b. The likely cause of infection as suggested by oxidase positive gram negative bacilli.
c. E.coli and Klebsiella are both oxidase negative Gram negative bacilli.
d. Enterococcus is gram positive cocci.