Providencia stuartii

( pro-va-den-see-ah stew-are-tee )
Providencia stuartii
About This nanobug

Morphology: Gram-negative rod


Habitat: Found in the environment and in the intestinal tract of humans and animals


Disease or illness: Can cause urinary tract infections, pneumonia, and meningitis, especially in people who have a weakened immune system, or who already have another serious illness


Who is at risk: The elderly, persons who have a weakened immune system, or who already have another serious illness


Avoidance techniques: Wash hands well after using the toilet


“Your urinary tract is where I attack”