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Spontaneous Streptococcus mitis Meningitis in a Patient with Liver Cirrhosis: A Case Report and Literature Review

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Streptococcus mitis is a component of the normal oropharynx, skin, gastrointestinal system, and genital tract florae. It is generally considered as a relatively benign bacterium. We present a case of spontaneous Streptococcus mitis meningitis in a patient with liver cirrhosis and no known risk factors for invasive infectious diseases.

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Villion, A. , Lishner, M. , Chowers, M. and Reisfeld, S. (2014) Spontaneous Streptococcus mitis Meningitis in a Patient with Liver Cirrhosis: A Case Report and Literature Review. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 3, 398-401. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2014.37088.


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