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Brain abscess due to Streptococcus MG-intermedius (Streptococcus milleri).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  670377     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Three cases of brain abscesses due to Streptococcus MG-intermedius are reported, and the literature pertaining to this subject is reviewed. The importance of careful and complete identification of these etiological agents of infection is stressed. The clinical presentation, the origin of S. MG-intermedius producing brain abscess, and its relation to hepatic abscesses and endocarditis are discussed.
Authors:
J C Melo; M J Raff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1978 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-09-15     Completed Date:  1978-09-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  529-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Brain Abscess / etiology*,  microbiology
Humans
Male
Streptococcal Infections* / microbiology
Streptococcus / classification,  isolation & purification
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