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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.
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Adj.1.streptococcal - of or relating to or caused by streptococci


a. estreptocócico-a, rel. a estreptococos;
___ infectionsinfecciones ___ -s.
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Beta-hemolytic streptococci (BHS) are the most common causative agents of perianal streptococcal dermatitis (PSD).
Keywords: beta-hemolytic streptococci, perianal swab samples, culture, streptococcal dermatitis
A rapid strep test of the perianal lesion was positive, confirming the diagnosis of perianal streptococcal dermatitis (FIGURE 2).
Patients with perianal streptococcal dermatitis are afebrile and show no systemic signs of infection.