spp. have been recognized as pathogens in immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients, although infections remain a rare event.

Case presentation:

We describe the second reported case of recurrent breast infection caused by in an immunocompetent patient.


Careful observation of the Gram stain from the abscess raised suspicion, and final identification was achieved with 16S rRNA gene sequencing analysis.

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