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VOLUME 5 , ISSUE 2 ( April-June, 2023 ) > List of Articles


Globicatella sanguinis Infection in a Neonate: A Rare Case Report

Narayan Santuka, Snehamayee Nayak

Keywords : Globicatella sanguinis, Neonate, Sepsis

Citation Information : Santuka N, Nayak S. Globicatella sanguinis Infection in a Neonate: A Rare Case Report. Pediatr Inf Dis 2023; 5 (2):58-59.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10081-1380

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-06-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Globicatella sanguinis (G. sanguinis) is a gram-positive cocci resembling viridans streptococci. Hospital-acquired infection (HAI) with G. sanguinis has been very rarely reported. Here, we are reporting a rare case of HAI by G. sanguinis in a neonate who presented with prolonged hypoglycemia.

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