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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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Kieran was diagnosed with streptococcus anginosus, a form of meningitis, and scans revealed that he had an infection in three different parts of his brain.
Of the 28 cultures, 15 total organisms were detected, including 6 cultures positive for methicillin-resistant Stap/zy/ococcws aureus (MRSA), 4 cultures positive for Streptococcus pneumoniae, 4 positive for Candida albicans, 3 positive for Pseudomonas aeruginosa, 3 positive for Klebsiella pneumoniae, 3 positive for Haemophilus influenzae, 3 positive for group A Streptococcus, 2 positive for methicillin-sensitive S aureus, 2 positive for Escherichia coli, and 1 each positive for Streptococcus viridans, Streptococcus anginosus, Corynebacterium, Enterococcus faecalis, Aspergillus spp, and Bordetella spp.
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
In the second standard culture grew only anaerobes and bottle culture identified an aerobic growth of an organism from the Streptococcus anginosus group.
Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus constellatus, and Streptococcus anginosus (the Streptococcus milleri group): association with different body sites and clinical infections.
Clinical cases presented as unknowns in small group settings Central Herpes simplex type 1 encephalitis nervous system Streptococcus anginosus brain abscess infections Staphylococcus aureus epidural abscess Chronic frontal sinusitis and cranial epidural abscess Pulmonary Bacteremic serotype 3 pneumococcal infections pneumonia Influenza A pneumonia with underlying mitral stenosis Chlamydophila psittaci pneumonia S.
Streptococcus intermedius is part of the Streptococcus anginosus subgroup (formerly Streptococcus milleri) [1-4].
This case presents the clinical, imaging, and imaging severity index score features and treatment of multiple intracranial abscesses due to Streptococcus anginosus that are important for its management and prediction of the outcome.
DALVANCE[R]) for the treatment of ABSSI caused by Gram-positive microorganisms such as methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus agalactiae, and Streptococcus anginosus group.
2 Viridans streptococci 5 Streptococcus agalactiae 4 Streptococcus anginosus 4 Streptococcus gordonii 2 Streptococcus gallolyticus ([dagger]) 2 Streptococcus mitis 2 Streptococcus dysgalactiae 1 Streptococcus oralis 1 Streptococcus difficilis ([dagger]) 1 Streptococcus pneumonia 1 Streptococcus sinensis ([dagger]) 1 Streptococcus spp.