Pathogens
Streptococcus anginosus group

Streptococcus anginosus group

Precautions

Standard Precautions

Susceptibilities

General Information

Gram positive cocci in chains, facultatively anaerobic, variable hemolysis.

Normal oral/gastrointestinal flora.

Consists of S. anginosus, S. intermedius, and S. constellatus.

Used to be called S. milleri group.

  • Abscesses - intra-abdominal, hepatic, cerebral, empyema, oropharynx
  • Bacteremia
  • Rarely endocarditis