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Streptococcus Bovis Isolated in Haemoculture a Signal of Malignant Lesion of the Colon by Gentian Kasmi, Robert Andoni, Vasilika Mano, Dhimiter Kraja, Ermira Muço, Irema Kasmi

S. bovis is known for causing bacteremia and endocarditis as well as accompanying malignant diseases of the gastrointestinal tract [1,2]. Hence, identification of this species and recognition of the clinical characteristics of infections caused are essential for both therapy and prognosis. S. bovis isolated from haemoculture requires an immediate search for gastrointestinal tract lesions.

DOI: Clin. Lab. 2011;57:1007-1009