Streptococcus mitior

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Streptococcus mitior
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Order: Lactobacillales
Family: Streptococcaceae
Genus: Streptococcus
Species: S. mitior

Streptococcus mitior is a species of Streptococcus.[1]

It is synonymous of streptococcus mitis.

Further reading[edit]

Bowden, G. H.; Hamilton, I. R. (1987). "Environmental pH as a factor in the competition between strains of the oral streptococci Streptococcus mutans, S. sanguis, and "S. mitior" growing in continuous culture". Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 33 (9): 824–827. doi:10.1139/m87-143. Retrieved 11 November 2014.


  1. ^ Gross KC, Houghton MP, Roberts RB (September 1981). "Evaluation of blood culture media for isolation of pyridoxal-dependent Streptococcus mitior (mitis)". J. Clin. Microbiol. 14 (3): 266–72. PMC 271953. PMID 7287885.