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

F. Tecson-Tumang, P. Sen, R. 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
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

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  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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