Prospective study of Streptococcus milleri bacteremia.

  title={Prospective study of Streptococcus milleri bacteremia.},
  author={Emilio V. Casariego and Adib Rodriguez and Juan Carlos Corredoira and Pl Alonso and Amparo Coira and Matilde Bal and Maria Jos{\'e} L{\'o}pez and Joao Varela},
  journal={European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology},
  volume={15 3},
In a prospective study of bacteremia caused by organisms of the Streptococcus milleri group a total of 32 adult patients were observed over a seven-year period. These patients accounted for 1.6% of all patients diagnosed as having significant bacteremia and 17% of all cases of streptococcal (nonpneumococcal) bacteremia diagnosed during the study period. Only five patients had polymicrobic bacteremia. In 31 cases, a presumed origin of infection was identified, generally oral or gastrointestinal… CONTINUE READING
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