The role of Streptococcus intermedius in brain abscess

  title={The role of Streptococcus intermedius in brain abscess},
  author={Anand Mishra and Pierre-Edouard Fournier},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases},
Brain abscess represents a significant medical problem, despite recent advances made in detection and therapy. Streptococcus intermedius, a commensal organism, has the potential to cause significant morbidity. S. intermedius expresses one or more members of a family of structurally and antigenically related surface proteins termed antigen I/II, which plays… CONTINUE READING