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species, along with the genus , were originally known as ‘nutritionally variant streptococci’. They are a normal component of the oral flora, but have been associated with a variety of invasive infections in man and are most noted as a cause of bacterial endocarditis. It is often advised that endocarditis should be treated in the same way as enterococcal endocarditis. We review here the published data concerning diagnosis and treatment of infection, and include some observations from local cases, including four cases of endocarditis.

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