Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common bacterium which can cause disease in animals and humans.
An equal opportunity offender, it uses a wide range of organic material for food; in animals, this versatility enables 'ol Pseudomon here to infect damaged tissues or people with reduced immunity.
The symptoms of such infections are generalised inflammation and sepsis. If such colonizations occur in critical body organs such as the lungs, the urinary tract, and kidneys, the results can be fatal.
The solution? Regular hand-washing w/ an antibacterial soap - just what the Doctor ordered!