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Invasive group G streptococcal infection in a paediatric patient
  1. Sejal Makvana Bhavsar,
  2. Gail F Shust
  1. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, New York, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sejal Makvana Bhavsar, sejal.bhavsar{at}


We present a paediatric case of group G streptococcal bacteraemia and vertebral osteomyelitis. The patient is a 14-year-old girl with Gaucher disease type 1 who presented with severe thoracolumbar pain. She was treated with a 4-week course of antibiotics for presumed osteomyelitis with clinical improvement.

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