Globicatella sanguinis and G. sulfidifaciens. A gram-positive cocci in chains, small, α-hemolytic colonies cocci in chains. Might be misidentified as a viridans streptococcus.
Part of the GI tract.
Hodgepodge of infections: bacteremia, endocarditis, osteomyelitis and meningitis.
Often with increased MIC to 3rd generation cephalosporins and meropenam.
Last update: 05/05/18