A case of disseminated infection caused by Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus.

@article{Poulin2009ACO,
  title={A case of disseminated infection caused by Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus.},
  author={Marie-France Poulin and Guy Boivin},
  journal={The Canadian journal of infectious diseases & medical microbiology = Journal canadien des maladies infectieuses et de la microbiologie medicale},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={59-61}
}
Human infections with Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus, a group C streptococcus, are very rare and are generally associated with contact with horses, and consumption of unpasteurized milk products, goat cheese or pork. In most cases S zooepidemicus leads to fulminant infections. The case of a middle-aged woman who had sporadic contact with horses is described in the present report. She developed a bacteremia with severe and extensive complications that included meningitis, mitral… CONTINUE READING

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