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Krithika Varshini, Vithiya Ganesan, Jhansi Charles
Keywords : Aeorococcus, Aerococcus viridans, Bloodstream infection
Citation Information : Varshini K, Ganesan V, Charles J. Aerococcus viridans Bacteremia: A Rare Case Report from India. Indian J Crit Care Med 2022; 26 (1):127-128.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 17-01-2022
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).
Aerococci are fastidious, gram-positive Streptococcus-like organisms widely distributed in the hospital environment. Aerococcus viridans is primarily an opportunistic pathogen. Very few cases of A. viridans bacteremia have been reported so far probably because of its misidentification as streptococci. Here we report an interesting case of A. viridans bacteremia.