Streptococcus group C bacteremia and meningitis

Hagit Shani, Noam Fink, Meir Mouallem

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Group C streptococci are common causative agents of infections in animals, but a rare cause of bacteremia and meningitis in humans. Severe infections caused by this bacterium are associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. This article presents a case study of a young patient who suffered from bacteremia and meningitis that were caused by streptococcus group C. The clinical manifestations, prognosis and treatment options of this kind of infection are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)471-473
Number of pages3
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2005


  • Bacteremia
  • Meningitis
  • Streptococcus group C (GCS)


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