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Table 1 Patients baseline characteristics, gastrointestinal findings and underlying conditions

From: Streptococcus bovis infectious endocarditis and occult gastrointestinal neoplasia: experience with 25 consecutive patients treated surgically

Pat. nr Age/sex Year Bio-type IE Bowel evaluation Findings Underlying conditions
1 64/m 2003 S. bovis Definite Gastroscopy, colonoscopy Two 1–1.5 cm tubular sessile adenoma, intermediate dysplasia CLL, microcytic anemia, BPH, carcinoma of prostate 3 years later
2 49/m 2004 S. bovis Definite Declined Colosigmoid adenocarcinoma 5 years later Alcohol toxic liver cirrhosis, esophagus varices III°
3 69/m 2004 S. bovis Definite Gastroscopy, colonoscopy Gastritis Gastritis, colostoma (post sigma ishemia)
4 49/m 2005 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite Colonoscopy Two 1 cm tubular colon adenoma low grade dysplasia None
5 64/m 2007 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite Colonoscopy Five 1–2 cm polyps, with high grade suspicion for coecum carcinoma None
6 72/m 2007 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite No colonoscopy None
7 53/m 2008 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite No colonoscopy None
8 70/m 2008 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite No colonoscopy Hepatitis C, PEG interferone, dialysis
9 73/m 2009 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite Colonoscopy 2 × 2 cm tubular Polyps, high grade suspicion for carcinoma 2014 Liver cirrhosis, psoriasis
10 54/m 2009 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite Gastroscopy, colonoscopy Pangastritis, 2× broad based colonic adenoma Pangastritis
11 70/m 2009 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite Lost to follow up Spinal abscess surgery
12 57/m 2009 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite Colonoscopy Diverticulosis of small/large intestine  
13 74/m 2010 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite Colonoscopy/gastroscopy Broad based stomach Polyp Spondylodiscitis
14 66/m 2010 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite No colonoscopy None
15 77/m 2011 S. bovis Definite CT colonography Normal Steatosis hepatis, BPH
16 48/m 2012 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite Colonoscopy 4 Colonic polyps, 7–15 mm; stomach polyp, mucus-producing tumor left colonic flexure Liver cirrhosis child B, esophagus varices II°
17 60/m 2012 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite No colonoscopy None
18 63/f 2012 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite No colonoscopy None
19 68/m 2013 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite Colonoscopy Colonic polyp None
20 57/m 2013 S. gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus Definite No colonoscopy Hepatitis B, chronic alcohol abuse
21 84/m 2000 S. bovis Definite Colonoscopy Multiple colonic polyps up to 1 cm each Cholecystolithiasis, splenomegaly
22 65/m 2000 S. bovis Definite No colonoscopy Ethyl toxic liver insufficiency, esophagus varices III°
23 78/m 2014 S. lutetiensis Definite Colonoscopy Colonic and rectal polyps resected None
24 40/m 2000 S. bovis Definite No colonoscopy Hepatitis C and HIV
25 74/f 2007 S. bovis Definite No colonoscopy Dialysis due to cystic kidney disease
  1. CLL chronic lymphocytic leucemia, BPH benign prostate hyperplasia, PEG-interferone pegylated interferone