Fatal streptococcus MG-intermedius (Streptococcus milleri) meningitis in an adult

F. Tecson-Tumang, P. Sen, Rajendra Kapila

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Abstract

A case of purulent meningitis in an adult caused by Streptococcus MG-intermedius, also known as Streptococcus milleri, is described. The intriguing taxonomical history of this organism and its association with myoplasma pneumoniae pulmonary infections is reviewed. The incidence of central nervous system infections due to this organism is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)480-484
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican journal of clinical pathology
Volume77
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

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Streptococcus intermedius
Streptococcus milleri Group
Central Nervous System Infections
Meningitis
Pneumonia
History
Lung
Incidence
Infection

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  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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