Finegoldia magna

Finegoldia magna

(fīn′gōld′ē-ă măg′nă)
The preferred name for the species of anaerobic gram-positive cocci formerly known as Peptostreptococcus magna. It is a potential cause of soft tissue abscess, endocarditis, or joint or wound infection.
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Commonly identified organisms such as the Enterobacteriaceae are balanced with views of less frequently seen organisms such as Finegoldia magna and Mycobacterium phlei.