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Granulicatella adiacens breast implant-associated infection

May 1, 2008 | Magazine: Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease

del Pozo JL, Garcia-Quetglas E, Hernaez S, Serrera A, Alonso M, Pina L, Leiva J, Azanza JR.
Infectious Diseases Division, Universitary Hospital of Navarra, 31080 Pamplona, Spain.


The 1st reported case of breast implant-associated infection due to Granulicatella adiacens, formerly known as nutritionally variant streptococci, Streptococcus adiacens, and Abiotrophia adiacens is presented. Microbiology and previously reported cases of infections by this organism are reviewed.

CITATION  Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 May;61(1):58-60