DOI: 10.13189/iid.2015.030202 A Case of Spontaneous Streptococcus


Abstract This article discusses Streptococcus salivarius meningitis in a 39-year old woman. She was admitted to the hospital for general fatigue, headache, and fever. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis revealed leukocytosis and cultures were positive for Streptococcus salivarius. Streptococcus salivarius meningitis is rare and has been documented to be associated with procedures involving the spinal column such as epidural anesthesia. In this patient the meningitis caused by Streptococcus salivarius was thought to be spontaneous

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