, Volume 17, Issue 6, pp 538-539

Spondylitis caused byPeptostreptococcus

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Abstract

Peptostreptococcus is an anaerobic Grampositive coccus that is encountered in dental and sinus infections, pelvic infections in women, osteomyelitis, arthritis, skin and soft-tissues infections, conjunctivitis and bacteraemia [1,2].

We report here, what is to our knowledge, the first cases of spondylitis with discitis caused byPeptostreptococcus.