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Table 2 Summary of cases with invasive Streptococcus acidominimus

From: Streptococcus acidominimus causing invasive disease in humans: a case series

Reference Year Country Gender Age Community acquired Specimen Mixed infection Underlying conditions Infection loci
[3] 1988 Japan M 41 Yes Cerebral spinal fluid No None Pneumonia, pericarditis
[4] 2003 USA M 15 Yes Blood No Ventricular septal defect Pneumonia, pericarditis
[5] 2003 Israel M 12 Yes Pus drainage No None Otitis media (Gradenigo’s syndrome)
[7] 2004 China M 34 Yes Pus drainage No Ovarian cyst Abdominal encapsulated effusion
[2] 2008 USA M 55 Yes Pleural effusion No Hypertension, paranoid schizophrenia Thoracic cavity
[6] 2007 USA M 60 Yes Pus drainage No None Brain abscess
[8] 2008 USA F 80 Yes Blood No Aortic valve replacement, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, coronary artery disease Prosthetic valve endocarditis
M 76 Yes Blood No Non-small cell lung cancer, hypertension, coronary artery disease Pneumonia
Present study 2011 to 2012 China F 67 No Pus drainage No Acute cholecystitis, post- endoscopic retrograde biliary drainage Gallbladder fossa
M 60 No Pus drainage No Esophageal cancer, post operation Peritonitis
F 63 No Pus drainage No Liver cancer, liver transplantation Encapsulated pleural effusion
Fa 55 Unknown Blood Yes Maintenance hemodialysis Sepsis with no focus
M 52 No Blood No Liver cirrhosis and hepatitis-related glomerulonephritis Sepsis with incomplete intestinal obstruction
  1. aThe infectious environment for this patient was undetermined because she was infected before admission, but she had long-term maintenance hemolysis. The mixed microorganism for her was Enterococcus faecalis. F, female; M, male.