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Group L streptococci as the cause of bacteraemia and endocarditis. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  393075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A beta-haemolytic streptococcus was isolated from multiple blood cultures in a 56-year-old woman suffering from thrombophlebitis in a leg and from a 42-year-old man with endocarditis. Both strains were identified as group L streptococci by precipitation testing. Initially they were identified as group A streptococci on the basis of cultural characteristics, bacitracin sensitivity and fluorescent staining with an anti-group A conjugate. The two cases are an addition to the few existing reports on proved infection in humans by group L streptococci.
L Bevanger; T I Stamnes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta pathologica et microbiologica Scandinavica. Section B, Microbiology     Volume:  87     ISSN:  0105-0656     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Pathol Microbiol Scand B     Publication Date:  1979 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-03-17     Completed Date:  1980-03-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508472     Medline TA:  Acta Pathol Microbiol Scand B     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  301-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bacteriological Techniques
Chemical Precipitation
Endocarditis, Bacterial / microbiology*
Middle Aged
Sepsis / microbiology*
Streptococcal Infections / microbiology*
Streptococcus / classification*,  isolation & purification

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