Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON-AP, FACCWS
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) is a common gram-negative aerobic bacilli bacterial infection in chronic wounds. PA is often present in soil, water, humans, and on the surface of medical devices, plants, and animals. PA is an opportunistic infection that can cause serious disease. Patients with an immunocompromised state will often have PA infections.