TABLE 2.

Main clinical data of patients included in the present study

FeatureNo. (%b) of strains exhibiting feature
S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus (n = 21a)S. gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus (n = 11)S. infantarius subsp. coli (n = 14)
Underlying disease
    Altered liver parenchyma8 (38)3 (27)6 (43)
    Gall bladder disease5 (24)4 (36)4 (29)
    Benign colon disease5 (24)0 (0)3 (21)
Clinical presentation
    Endocarditis present9 (43)0 (0)4 (29)
    Colon carcinoma present2 (10)0 (0)1 (7)
  • a Number of patients for whom records were available.

  • b Percentage of patients positive for the given feature out of those for whom records were available.