Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 64, Issue 2, pp 223–229 | Cite as

Neonatal calf meningitis associated with Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus

  • Fuat Aydın
  • Vehbi Güneş
  • Latife Çakır Bayram
  • Seçil AbayEmail author
  • Emre Karakaya
  • Kemal Varol
  • Gencay Ekinci
  • Kadir Semih Gümüşsoy
  • Hamit Kaan Müştak
  • Kadir Serdar Diker
Original Article


Here, we report a case of neonatal calf meningitis due to Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus (SGG). Clinical, pathological and microbiological findings were evaluated. API Strep, 16S rRNA gene sequencing, rpoB gene sequencing and sodA gene sequencing were used for the complete identification of SGG. This is the first documented report of neonatal calf meningitis due to SGG in veterinary medicine.


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The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fuat Aydın
    • 1
  • Vehbi Güneş
    • 2
  • Latife Çakır Bayram
    • 3
  • Seçil Abay
    • 1
    Email author
  • Emre Karakaya
    • 1
  • Kemal Varol
    • 4
  • Gencay Ekinci
    • 2
  • Kadir Semih Gümüşsoy
    • 1
  • Hamit Kaan Müştak
    • 5
  • Kadir Serdar Diker
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineErciyes UniversityKayseriTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineErciyes UniversityKayseriTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineErciyes UniversityKayseriTurkey
  4. 4.School of Burdur Vocational Education, Department of Veterinary ScienceMehmet Akif Ersoy UniversityBurdurTurkey
  5. 5.Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineAnkara UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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