Gram positive cocci in chains, facultatively anaerobic, variable hemolysis. Smells like butterscotch
Normal oral/GI flora, consists of S. anginosus, intermedius, and constellatus. Used to be called S. milleri group.
Abscesses - intra-abdominal, hepatic, cerebral, empyema.
Bacteremia, rarely endocarditis.
When these organisms grow in blood culture, look for the abscess. Generally abscesses need surgical drainage depending on size/location.