Streptococcus gallolyticus


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Streptococcus gallolyticus

A species that causes bloodborne infections, esp. in patients with diseases of the large bowel, e.g. colon cancer.
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2) Although the most common causes of bacterial arthritis in pigeons are Salmonella serovar Typhimurium and Streptococcus gallolyticus, identifying a specific etiological agent of arthritis fails in many cases.
A cluster of bloodstream infections caused by Streptococcus gallolyticus subspecies pasteurianus that involved 5 preterm neonates in a university hospital during a 2-month period.
Association of Streptococcus gallolyticus strains of high and low virulence with the intestinal tract of pigeons.

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