Peptostreptococci

Precautions

Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

Anaerobic gram positive cocci

Epidemiology

Normal flora of the mouth/GI tract

Associated syndromes

Oral/dental infections, head and neck infections, aspiration pneumonia and empyema, intra-abdominal asbcess, chronic diabetic foot infection

Additional Information

May require surgical debridement of abscess/devitalized tissue