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First Report of Human Infection Due to Streptococcus devriesei

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First Report of Human Infection Due to Streptococcus devriesei

P Tammaro et al. New Microbes New Infect.

Abstract

So far, Streptococcus devriesei, which belongs to the mutans streptococci group, has been incriminated in the formation of caries in Equidae. We report the first human infection due to this species in a 54-year-old man with gangrenous cholecystitis. The patient was treated successfully by cholecystectomy and ceftriaxone.

Keywords: Bile; cholecystitis; devreisei; infection; mutans.

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