Streptococcus zooepidemicus (Lancefield group C) septicaemia in Hong Kong.

  title={Streptococcus zooepidemicus (Lancefield group C) septicaemia in Hong Kong.},
  author={K. Y. Yuen and Wing Hong Seto and Chang Hwan Choi and W Ng and Shuk Ho and Patsy Yuen-Kwan Chau},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  volume={21 3},
The clinical findings relating to 11 patients in Hong Kong (HK) and to 43 patients described elsewhere, all with Streptococcus zooepidemicus septicaemia, are reviewed. There was a particular association with cardiovascular disease (27%) with seven cases of endocarditis, three of abdominal aortic aneurysm and two of deep venous thrombosis. Associations not previously reported included two cases of pharyngitis and two patients with persistent post-operative fever. The overall mortality was 22… CONTINUE READING
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