Tag: Streptococci

Infections associated with Strep Milleri Group – Pus Galore

The group streptococcus anginosis or milleri consist of 3 types of streptococci. These include Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus constellatus, and streptococcus anginosus and they are usual colonizers of the oropharygneal, urogenital, and gastrointestinal tract and tend to cause pyogenic infections (i.e. abscesses, 1). While I mentioned in a previous post that I tend to think of

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Classification of Streptococci

I am of the opinion (as is my idol, Mark Crislip) that microbiologists get together every few years, get drunk, and re-organize and re-classify microorganisms (its not like that, but Id like to believe this is the case). Streptococcus is one of those families of organisms that is difficult to organize in someone’s head, especially

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