Pathogens
Streptococci, Viridans group

Streptococci, Viridans group

Precautions

Standard Precautions

Susceptibilities

General Information

Gram-positive cocci in chains.

  • Oral flora
  • Many species including Streptococcus mitis, S. sanguis, S. mutans, S. gallolyticus (bovis), S. salivarius
  • Bacteremia
  • Infective endocarditis (depending on the species)
  • Abscess

Assess dentition to reduce systemic infection