What Are Some Treatments for Pseudomonas?

What Are Some Treatments for Pseudomonas?

The general treatment for Pseudomonas infections are antibiotics, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A laboratory test of a specimen from the patient determines which antibiotics are the most effective for treating the infection.

The cause of Pseudomonas infection is a common type of bacteria called Pseudomonas aeruginosa that is widely found in the environment, reports WebMD. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection, such as green-blue pus in or around an infected wound. Other symptoms include high fever, chills, confusion and shock. Practicing good hygiene helps prevent the spread of bacteria and lowers the risk of infection.