Infectious Disease Compendium

Veillonella

Microbiology

Anaerobic gram negative coccus, includes V. parvula and a bunch of others

Epidemiologic Risks

Normal part of the gi and gu tract of humans.

Syndromes

Can be part of mixed infections from gi tract or gu tract. Usual hodgepodge of case reports of this that and the other thing.

Often associated with surgery, cancer, steroids, foreign bodies, and immunodeficiency.

Treatment

Penicillin, clindamycin, OR metronidazole.

Notes

Last Update: 05/02/18.