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 abscess

  • Chronic diabetic foot infection

Additional Information

May require surgical debridement of abscess/devitalized tissue.