Streptococci, Viridans group

Precautions

Routine Practices
Routine Practices

General Information

Pathogen information

Gram positive cocci in chains

Epidemiology

Normal oral and gastrointestinal flora.

Associated syndromes

Viridans group streptococci can be contaminants but can be associated with deep-seated infections including infective endocarditis and neutropenic sepsis (associated with mucositis).