Case ReportsStreptococcus Pyogenes Lung Abscess in an HIV-Infected WomanSiegel, Marc O. MD; Ajmera, Ravi K. MD; Simon, Gary L. MD, PhDAuthor Information From the Division of Infectious Diseases, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC. Correspondence to: Marc Siegel, MD, George Washington Medical Center, Division of Infectious Disease, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington, DC 20037. E-mail: [email protected]. The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: May 2013 - Volume 21 - Issue 3 - p 187-189 doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e31826991c6 Buy Metrics Abstract Streptococcus pyogenes has only rarely been reported as a cause of lung abscesses, usually as a complication of pneumonia. We present a case of S. pyogenes bacteremia and lung abscess in a woman infected with the human immunodeficiency virus, with no radiographic evidence of pneumonia, and review the literature. © 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.