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strep·to·coc·cus

 (strĕp′tə-kŏk′əs)
n. pl. strep·to·coc·ci (-kŏk′sī, -kŏk′ī)
Any of various round gram-positive bacteria of the genus Streptococcus that occur in pairs or chains and can cause various infections in humans, including strep throat, erysipelas, and scarlet fever.

strep·to·coc·cal (-kŏk′əl), strep·to·coc·cic (-kŏk′sĭk, -kŏk′ĭk) adj.

streptococcus

(ˌstrɛptəʊˈkɒkəs)
n, pl -cocci (-ˈkɒkaɪ; US -ˈkɒksaɪ)
(Microbiology) any Gram-positive spherical bacterium of the genus Streptococcus, typically occurring in chains and including many pathogenic species, such as S. pyogenes, which causes scarlet fever, sore throat, etc: family Lactobacillaceae. Often shortened to: strep
streptococcal, streptococcic adj

strep•to•coc•cus

(ˌstrɛp təˈkɒk əs)

n., pl. -coc•ci (-ˈkɒk saɪ, -si)
any of several spherical bacteria of the genus Streptococcus, occurring in pairs or chains, species of which cause such diseases as tonsillitis, pneumonia, and scarlet fever.
[1875–80; < New Latin; see strepto-, coccus]
strep`to•coc′cal (-ˈkɒk əl) strep`to•coc′cic (-ˈkɒk sɪk) adj.

strep·to·coc·cus

(strĕp′tə-kŏk′əs)
Plural streptococci (strĕp′tə-kŏk′sī, strĕp′tə-kŏk′ī)
Any of various bacteria that are normally found on the skin and mucous membranes and in the digestive tract of mammals. One kind of streptococcus causes especially severe infections in humans, including strep throat, scarlet fever, pneumonia, and blood infections.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.streptococcus - spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chainsstreptococcus - spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Streptococcus - a genus of bacteria
Translations
streptobacillestreptococciestreptocoque

streptococcus

[ˌstreptəʊˈkɒkəs] N (streptococci (pl)) [ˌstreptəʊˈkɒkaɪ]estreptococo m

streptococcus

n pl <streptococci> → Streptokokkus m

strep·to·coc·cus

n. estreptococo, género de microorganismo de la tribu Streptococceae, bacterias gram-positivas que se agrupan en pares o cadenas y que causan enfermedades serias.
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The sensitivity profile, resistance and intermediate susceptibility to antibiotics of isolated bacteria from the 30 samples indicate that the highest resistance rates were among the bacteria Streptococcus uberis, Streptococcus dysgalactiae (resistant to CL, CN, and NEO) and E.
Assessment and characterization of biofilm formation among human isolates of Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp.
We submitted MLST allelic profiles to the Streptococcus dysgalactiae MLST database (https:// pubmlst.
Pathogens 2012-2013 2014-Sep 2015 Total Gram positive Streptococcus agalactiae 7 0 7 (GBS) Staphylococcus aureus 3 1 4 Streptococcus mitis/oralis 3 0 3 Streptococcus salivarus 2 0 2 Enterococcus faecalis 2 0 2 Streptococcus anginosus 1 1 2 Streptococcus pneumoniae 0 1 1 Streptococcus bovis 0 1 1 Streptococcus dysgalactiae 0 1 1 Staphylococcus capitis 0 1 1 Gram negative Escherichia coli 4 1 5 Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 1 2 Haemophilus influenzae 0 2 2 Acinetobacter lwoffii 1 0 1 Enterobacter cloacae 1 0 1 Enterobacter 1 0 1 cloacae + Elizabethkingia meningoseptica Total 26 10 36
intestinalis (4,7,8,9,10,11) Isolates found in humans were initially categorized as Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies which expressed either C or G antigens.
The company said Daptomycin for injection is an antibacterial drug indicated in adults for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI) caused by susceptible isolates of the following Gram-positive bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant isolates), Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis and Enterococcus faecalis (vancomycin-susceptible isolates only).
isolated in North America and Europe including the first report of fluoroquinolone-resistant Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (1997-2004)," Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, vol.
Among these, the pyogenic group comprises multiple human and animal pathogens such as Streptococcus agalactiae (Lancefield group B), Streptococcus equi (group C), Streptococcus dysgalactiae (group C), as well as GAS.
Skrede, Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections Caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp.
6 to] 2 Staphylococcus aureus 8 2 1 Staphylococcus epidermidis * 2 1 Staphylococcus capitis * 1 Staphylococcus hominis * 1 1 1 Streptococcus dysgalactiae 1 Streptococcus pneumoniae 6 a-haemolytic streptococcus 2 1 1 spp.
Dual control of streptokinase and streptolysin S production by the covRS and fasCAX two-component regulators in Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp.

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