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

strep·to·coc·cal

a. estreptocócico-a, rel. a estreptococos;
___ infectionsinfecciones ___ -s.
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Group B streptococcal meningitis in adults: recent increase in Southeast Asia.
This was when he was diagnosed with group B streptococcal meningitis.
Amanda Gray saw her tiny daughter Lucy contract Group B Streptococcal meningitis - for which there is currently no vaccine - in February this year.
His parents kept a vigil at his hospital bedside after he was diagnosed with Group A streptococcal meningitis.
Three days later, the woman was admitted to another hospital with Group B streptococcal meningitis and a urinary tract infection.
Eventually his mum and step-dad Keith Williams, 43, were told he had streptococcal meningitis and an eye disease called bilateral panuveitis.

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