Granulicatella adiacens: a rare cause of neonatal pneumonia

  • Muhammad Rashid Ayub
  • Fatimah Noor
Keywords: Gram positive cocci, sepsis, infective endocarditis

Abstract

Granulicatella adiacens is a Gram positive, nutritionally variant streptococcus, occurring as a normal commensal in oral cavity, intestine and genitourinary tract of humans. Infections in these areas can lead to endovascular, central nervous system, oral, bone and joint and urogenital tracts infections. This case report describes a male infant found to have Granulicatella adiacens sepsis. The patient was successfully treated with combination antimicrobial therapy.

Author Biographies

Muhammad Rashid Ayub

Professor

Fatimah Noor

Postgraduate resident, FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry, Lahore Pakistan

Published
2019-01-15