Necrotizing pneumonitis and empyema caused by Streptococcus cremoris from milk.

@article{Torre1990NecrotizingPA,
  title={Necrotizing pneumonitis and empyema caused by Streptococcus cremoris from milk.},
  author={Donato Torre and C Sampietro and Gianluca Fiori and Francesco Luzzaro},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={221-2}
}
A 24-year-old heterosexual male, HIV-infected intravenous drug addict, with necrotizing pneumonitis and empyema due to Streptococcus cremoris is presented. The patient had fever, severe dyspnea and chest pain. Chest roentgenogram demonstrated pleural effusion on the left side. A thoracocentesis revealed purulent exudate and S. cremoris was isolated. Fever… CONTINUE READING