Colorectal neoplasm in cases of Clostridium septicum and Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus bacteraemia

Published: 21 February 2017
Author(s): Juan Corredoira, Imma Grau, José F. Garcia-Rodriguez, María Jose García-País, Ramón Rabuñal, Carmen Ardanuy, Fernando García-Garrote, Amparo Coira, Maria Pilar Alonso, Annemarie Boleij, Roman Pallares
Section: Original Article

Bacteremia with Clostridium septicum (CS) and Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus (SGG) have both been associated with colorectal neoplasms (CRN) and colonoscopic examination is advised, however the differences and similarities in colorectal findings are not well known.