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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 179-180

Brain abscess due to Streptococcus oralis in an immunocompetent patient


1 Department of Microbiology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
V Lakshmi
Department of Microbiology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.129817

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A bacteriologically proven case of brain abscess, due to Streptococcus oralis is being reported in a 12-year-old girl who is a known case of congenital heart disease. The patient presented with fever, headache and vomiting. Pus cultures yielded S. oralis.






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