Infections Associated with Streptococcus intermedius in Children.

  title={Infections Associated with Streptococcus intermedius in Children.},
  author={Howard S Faden},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  volume={35 9},
Streptococcus intermedius is a viridans Streptococcus belonging to the Anginosus group. In the past 7 years, it has been associated with abscesses in 48 children, 40% of whom had complicated and/or life-threatening illness. It was the sole pathogen in 35 cases. Seventy-five percent of the infections occurred in winter and spring. None occurred in infants younger than 1 year. 

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