rare cause of infective endocarditis in humans.
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Rothia dentocariosaA gram-negative coccobacillus which is part of the normal oral and upper respiratory tract flora. Originally linked to dental caries and periodontal disease, R denticariosa is generally innocuous—although there have been occasional reports of endocarditis or foetal fatality.
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