Skip to Content

Xanthomonas maltophilia

 

Definition: a bacterial species found primarily in clinical specimens but also in water, milk, and frozen food. A frequent cause of infections in hospitalized and immunocompromised humans, it is resistant to many commonly used antibiotics; formerly called Pseudomonas maltophilia.

See: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide