First Line Treatment
Gram positive cocci in chains, facultatively anaerobic, variable hemolysis.
Smells like butterscotch.
Normal oral/GI flora.
Consists of S. anginosus, intermedius, and constellatus.
Used to be called S. milleri group.
When these organisms grow in blood culture, look for the abscess.
Generally abscesses need surgical drainage depending on size/location.