Extravaginal Gardnerella vaginalis Infection—An Uncommon Variable: A Case of G. vaginalis Pyelonephritis With Bacteremia

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Extravaginal infections due to Gardnerella vaginalis are rare and likely underappreciated. We present a case of G. vaginalis pyelonephritis and bacteremia due to an obstructing nephrolith. It is important for healthcare providers to be aware of such infections, including genitourinary or bloodstream infections, which may follow local anatomic disruption.

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