Viridans group Streptococci

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

Susceptibilities

General Information

Pathogen information

Gram (+) cocci in chains

  • Catalase (-)

  • Alpha-hemolytic

Epidemiology

  • Normal flora - colon

  • Colonizes nasopharyngeal cavity

Associated syndromes

  • Endocarditis

  • Bacteremia