Clinically significant Streptococcus anginosus (Streptococcus milleri) infections: a review of 186 cases.

@article{Singh1988ClinicallySS,
  title={Clinically significant Streptococcus anginosus (Streptococcus milleri) infections: a review of 186 cases.},
  author={Kanwar P. Singh and Arthur Morris and Selwyn D R Lang and D Macculloch and Dr D. A. Bremner},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={1988},
  volume={101 859},
  pages={813-6}
}
We describe clinically significant infections due to Streptococcus anginosus in 186 patients; 114 (61.3%) males and 72 (38.7%) females, median age 42 years, range 9 months to 93 years. In 101 (54.3%) cases S anginosus alone caused infection and in 85 (45.7%) cases it was associated with other microorganisms. Abscesses accounted for 110 (59.1%) infections. Sites of infection were: miscellaneous skin and soft tissue, 64 (34.4%), intraabdominal 41 (22%), head and neck 34 (18.3%), pleuropulmonary… CONTINUE READING