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Microlab comment: beta-haemolytic streptococci isolated from blood

Here is another one used for uncomplicated bloodstream infection events: Infections due to these┬áspecies of streptococci are usually rapidly responsive to appropriate antibiotic therapy which can be of short duration with no minimum IV requirement as endocarditis is not a usual consideration. ┬áPenicillin resistance has not been documented and flucloxacillin is just as active (see […]