BMJ Case Rep 2014 Nov 18;2014. Epub 2014 Nov 18.
Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.
Gemella morbillorum is facultative anaerobic, Gram-positive cocci and are a commensal part of human flora. The reported patient in this case, with a prosthetic bovine aortic valve, presented with fever, poor dental hygiene, new cardiac murmur and signs of congestive heart failure. Blood cultures were positive for a viridans streptococcal species; however, the organism could not be further identified at our institution. Read More