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Table 4 Risk factors for Streptococcus pseudoporcinus acquisition and probable sites of colonization with subsequent bacteremia and severe invasive disease (6 cases [11,12,13,14,15] including the present case)

From: Fatal Streptococcus pseudoporcinus disseminated infection in decompensated liver cirrhosis: a case report

Risk factors  
Age 40–81 (mean 55) years
Diabetes mellitus 2/7
Hypertension 2/7
Immunosuppression 3/7
Chronic heart failure 3/7
Obesity 1/7
Probable sites of Streptococcus pseudoporcinus colonization
Gastrointestinal tract/oropharynx (6/7)
Genitourinary tract (1/7)