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

Brain abscess due to Streptococcus oralis in an immunocompetent patient

R Solanki1, S Subramanian1, V Lakshmi1, V Bhushanam2, A Kumar2 
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«SQ»s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
India

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.

How to cite this article:
Solanki R, Subramanian S, Lakshmi V, Bhushanam V, Kumar A. Brain abscess due to Streptococcus oralis in an immunocompetent patient.Indian J Med Microbiol 2014;32:179-180

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Solanki R, Subramanian S, Lakshmi V, Bhushanam V, Kumar A. Brain abscess due to Streptococcus oralis in an immunocompetent patient. Indian J Med Microbiol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2019 Oct 17 ];32:179-180
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