Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an extremely important
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an extremely important, infectious nosocomial bacteria especially for patients who are immunocompromised. The bacteria prefers a wide range of moist, nutrient-limited environments and may be present in a number of reservoirs within the household and hospitals.
In the hospitals it can be found in respiratory equipment, water, sinks, showers food, taps and mops. It is constantly reintroduced into the hospital environment on fruits, plants, vegetables and patients transferred from other facilities. The spread may also occur directly from patient to patient on the hands of hospital personnel and also by patients contact with contaminated reservoirs and by ingesting contaminated food and wate